HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EXHIBITION Featuring over 200 works of art from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century.
See pieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, El Greco, Rubens and many more.
DAYS OF OPERATION Daily 25th September 2010 - 12th December 2010
10am - 6pm Every day except Friday (last admission to galleries 5.30pm) 10am -10pm Friday (last admission to galleries 9.30pm)
Address: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD.
DESCRIPTION View treasures from Budapest, the capital of Hungary.
This remarkable exhibition features over 200 works of art from some of the finest collections in Central Europe including paintings, drawings and sculptures from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century.
WHAT'S ON DISPLAY? On display will be selected works by artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, El Greco, Rubens, Goya, Manet, Monet, Schiele, Gauguin and Picasso, many of which have not been previously shown in the UK.
The show will be organised chronologically using various themes such as religious works, mythological subjects, portraiture and landscape paintings. It will open with the dramatic St. Andrew Altarpiece, 1512, from Liptószentandrás, showing the skill and technique used in early wood carving in Hungary.
Key works from the early Italian School include rare and exquisite Renaissance period bronze sculptures attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea Riccio as well as 15th century devotional paintings by Jacopo del Sellaio, Liberale da Verona and Giovanni Santi.
Central to the exhibition, will be over 80 Old Master drawings including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Dürer, Altdorfer, Carracci and Tiepolo will be displayed. Large scale paintings by Rubens and Jacob Jordaens will showcase the Flemish school and the exceptional Spanish collection will be displayed through works by El Greco, Zurbarán and Murillo.
Still lifes, landscapes and portraits by Royal Academicians Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Constable and Angelica Kauffmann are featured and the exhibition will conclude with a showcase of 20th century artists including Monet, Chagall, Picasso and Schiele alongside works by Hungarian artists such as Károly Ferenczy and József Rippl-Rón.
This exhibition has been organised by the Royal Academy of Arts, London in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest and with the partnership of the Hungarian National Gallery.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please note these are not timed entry tickets. Voucher to be exchanged on arrival for ticket and a time will be allocated. At busy times, there may be queuing involved to collect tickets.