An exhibition of some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display on 16 March in the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Royal Treasures: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration reflects the tastes of monarchs and other members of the royal family who have shaped one of the world’s great art collections.
The selection of 100 outstanding works on display at Holyroodhouse has been made across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, from eight royal residences and over five centuries of collecting, and includes paintings, drawings, miniatures, watercolours, manuscripts, furniture, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery.
Highlights include paintings by Rembrandt, Canaletto and Monet, drawings by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Holbein, and Imperial Easter Eggs by Fabergé and most of the works will be shown in Scotland for the first time.
Visit www.royalcollection.org.uk for more information.
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