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George I (1660-1727) – John Vanderbank  – 1726
.Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Location – The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace Friday, 11 April 2014 to Sunday, 12 October 2014
With the 300th anniversary of George I ascending to the throne this year, London has been treated to a series of Georgian exhibitions.
Perhaps one of the most interesting  of these Exhibitions is  The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760 at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
This exhibition brings together  over 300 works in the Royal Collection from royal residences across the UK.
When George I  became first British monarch of the German House of Hanover it ushered in an age in which many aspects of  British political, intellectual and cultural life  changed forever.Considering these monumental changes it is remarkable that for most part the key players are virtually forgotten.
This exhibition aims to reintroduce  the cast…

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