The Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1787

Print
1787 (printed)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker

Engraving of a crowded scene at the Royal Academy 1787 Summer Exhibition at Somerset House. The Prince of Wales is being shown around.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving on paper
Brief Description
P. A. Martini after H Ramberg, 'The Exhibition at the Royal Acaemy, 1787', etching
Physical Description
Engraving of a crowded scene at the Royal Academy 1787 Summer Exhibition at Somerset House. The Prince of Wales is being shown around.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36.1cm
  • Width: 49.9cm
Gallery Label
The Prince of Wales is being shown around the Royal Academy's summer exhibition at Somerset House. This annual exhibition presented work by contemporary artists. It began in 1769 and became a major fixture in London's artistic and social life - an opportunity to buy art, exercise taste and be seen.
Collection
Accession Number
27807

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record createdMarch 9, 2006
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