A change from diet and exercise posts with Sunday culture and a visit to Charles 1 Kingandcollector exhibition @royalacademyart A unique and never before seen collection of Old Masters showing Charles 1 extraordinary patronage of the arts during his rocky reign before he was finally executed

A change from diet and exercise posts with Sunday culture and a visit to Charles 1 Kingandcollector exhibition @royalacademyart

A unique and never before seen collection of Old Masters showing Charles 1 extraordinary patronage of the arts during his rocky reign before he was finally executed . A fascinating insight into the King's court and family and often progaganda of personal power through his commissioned portraits.
King Charles I amassed one of the most extraordinary art collections of his age, acquiring works by some of the finest artists of the past – Titian, Mantegna, Holbein, Dürer – and commissioning leading contemporary artists such as Van Dyck and Rubens.
A fascinating insight into the King’s court and family and often progaganda of personal power through his commissioned portraits.
King Charles I amassed one of the most extraordinary art collections of his age, acquiring works by some of the finest artists of the past – Titian, Mantegna, Holbein, Dürer – and commissioning leading contemporary artists such as Van Dyck and Rubens.