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Thursday, 18 January 2018

Charles II: Art and Power; The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace



Highly recommended!




John Michael Wright, Charles II, c.1676 



















Alexander the Great meets Diogenes,
the philosopher who lived in a barrel.



See also, another essential exhibition:



Anthony van Dyck, Charles I, 1635-6 
Oil on canvas, 84.4 x 99.4 cm 
RCIN 404420 
Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017



Charles I: a king with an art collection to die for, The Economist 1843 magazine, Maggie Gray



























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