Professor Stephen A Harris reveals five wonderful works from the Bodleian Libraries’ latest exhibition
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Elizabeth II by Dorothy Wilding, hand coloured by Beatrice Johnson, 1952 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
Come face to face with the kings and queens who have shaped British history for over 500 years, in a landmark art exhibition at Royal Museums Greenwich, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery. Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits includes over 150 of the finest portraits from across five royal dynasties, from Henry VII to Elizabeth II. The exhibition features pieces by some of the most important artists to have worked in Britain, from Holbein to Lely, Reynolds and Warhol. Enjoy a royal day out in Greenwich with a special 2-4-1 offer on exhibition tickets purchased via this link – and find out more about the exhibition at rmg.co.uk/tudorswindsors
The Story of the Country House
The Story of the Country House, by writer and historian Clive Aslet, is a vivid account of the British country house, exploring how the buildings and their surroundings have evolved alongside the changing political, economic and social landscape. Yale University Press is delighted to provide Members of The Arts Society with a limited-time promo code for 25% off*. Pre-order your copy via the website (yalebooks.co.uk) and enter code ‘Y2198’ when prompted at checkout. RRP £18.99; discount price £14.25.
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A rare Mexborough Pottery, Yorkshire Toby Jug from 1800 from Roger de Ville Antiques
The Northern Antiques Fair
Fine art, jewellery, ceramics, glass, silverware, rugs and more are all available at the annual Northern Antiques Fair, which is known for featuring high-quality, specialist dealers. For its first iteration in a new venue, Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, approximately 40 exhibitors will have hundreds of objects on offer. Complimentary entry is available to anyone bringing a copy of The Arts Society Magazine to the fair. Normal price is £7.50.
The Northern Antiques Fair, The Garden Rooms and Cloisters at Tennants, 30 September – 3 October
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