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  • Woburn Treasures at the Queen’s House

    Woburn Treasures at the Queen’s House

    Woburn Treasures at the Queen’s House

    An historic collaboration sees a significant collection of artworks from Woburn Abbey come to the Queen’s House.

    Featuring works by Van Dyck, Reynolds, Gainsborough and Canaletto, this will be the first time in over 60 years that pieces from Woburn’s world famous private collection have been on public display in a national museum.

    The artworks will hang alongside significant works from the renowned national collection of Royal Museums Greenwich.

    You can also see;
    – Full-length portrait of Anne of Denmark by Flemish artist Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. Anne, queen consort of James I, commissioned architect Inigo Jones to build the Queen’s House in Greenwich
    – Lady Elizabeth Keppel by Sir Joshua Reynolds
    – Regatta on the Grand Canal by Canaletto
    – Lucy Harington, Countess of Bedford. The portrait depicts Harington wearing a costume for one of the masques presented by Inigo Jones
    – Sculptures, ceramics and a silver-gilt toilet service.