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Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, courtier and favourite of Elizabeth I, was born in 1532. You can find Dudley's portrait on display as part of the touring exhibition, Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits, , Australia.
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Join us next for Life Drawing: Face and Façade. Friday 28 June, 18.30-20.30, £10. Book now:
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Portrait Gallery Jun 23
The Duke of Windsor was born in 1894. A popular prince, Edward became King in January 1936, however abdicated in December following constitutional issues surrounding his proposed marriage to socialite and divorcée, Wallis Simpson. The couple married in June 1937.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 22
"It’s about time this hugely influential and clever artist had a serious retrospective" – The Sunday Times⁣⠀⠀ There’s not long left until , opening Thursday 27 June. Pre-book now:
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Portrait Gallery Jun 21
From figurative nudes to famous faces, expressive sketches to piercing photo-realism, the variety and vitality in the Award continues to make it an unmissable highlight of the annual art calendar. On until 20 October. Free admission:
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Portrait Gallery Jun 21
to poet, , born 1949. This photograph of Agard was taken by the late , and was part of a Gallery commission to photograph a series of children's writers for the exhibition in 2002.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 20
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Portrait Gallery Jun 20
Ahead of Cindy Sherman’s major new retrospective, we are giving you the low down on this enigmatic, yet highly influential artist. Cindy Sherman opens Thursday 27 June:
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Portrait Gallery Jun 20
What would British life look like without the contribution of refugees? Discover the extraordinary men and women that emigrated to the UK from Nazi-occupied Europe, and left an enduring mark on our nation’s cultural landscape:
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Portrait Gallery Jun 19
Do you have a favourite from this year’s Award? Make sure you head to our website to have your say, and to be in with a chance of winning one of four artist painting sets, courtesy of :
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Portrait Gallery Jun 19
and was born 1566. In this portrait, by , the tapestry behind the King, who wears full robes of the Garter, incorporates the Tudor rose and the motto BEATI PACIFICI: 'blessed are the peace makers'.
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Company of Cooks Jun 19
Portrait Café’s daily-changing range of stews make a hearty, healthy lunch when visiting . This month enjoy our smoky, spicy sweet potato, quinoa and kale hotpot, plus chicken, turnip and cider stew, and red lentil and aubergine curry.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 18
to Sir ! Born 1942. Born in Liverpool, McCartney reached international fame in the 1960s as a member of , before becoming leader of the group . Do you have a favourite track by McCartney?
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Portrait Gallery Jun 18
Today’s is composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. Vaughan Williams' varied and prolific oeuvre includes On Wenlock Edge (1909), The Lark Ascending (1920) and the Sinfonia Antartica written in 1952. Find his portrait on display in Room 31.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 17
Join us this as artist John Stezaker will be In Conversation with Professor Margaret Iversen. 21 June 2019, 19:00. £10/£8. Call 020 7321 6600 to reserve your ticket.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 17
Today’s is Prince Charles Edward Stuart. After the removal of James II from the throne in 1688 portraiture, including this dashing depiction of James II's grandson 'Bonnie Prince Charlie', proved key to promoting the Jacobite cause.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 16
This delicate pen, ink and watercolour sketch, by artist Sir David Wilkie, captures the young queen in the years immediately following her coronation. Find it on display in Celebrating Queen Victoria: 200 Years, Room 21, Floor 1. Free, on until 15 September
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Portrait Gallery Jun 16
Here's to the dads. Happy !
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Portrait Gallery Jun 15
Did you know was the only one of ’s wives without a royal background or previous court experience? And, when in 1544, the king led a military expedition she acted as regent-general, leading the regency council in the King’s name.
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Portrait Gallery Jun 15
Our partner are celebrating their 150th birthday today. Following the tragic loss of his wife,Evelina, and their baby, Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild created a lifeline for some of the poorest children in London. He founded in 1869.
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