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We care for thousands of paintings at our places offering visitors some of the finest examples of art from Renaissance masterpieces to contemporary showstoppers. Browse all our content about paintings, in one place.
This larger-than-life portrait of George Curzon in ceremonial dress by William Logsdail.
What was the Pre-Raphaelite Movement, and who were the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood?
Christmas with a twist at Red House. See our traditional medieval decorations combined with an exploration into the world of medieval literature that inspired the Pre-Raphaelite artists to decorate Red House. Fri 8 Nov - Sun 15 Dec
Skyscape is a unique exhibition focusing on aerial rather than terrestrial landscapes in art, open from 11 January to 18 March 2020 here at Petworth House.
While a selection of the rooms in Petworth House are closed for important conservation work we are shining the light on the North Gallery and Chapel. From 2 January see an exhibit that highlights 10 masterpieces by founders and members of the Royal Academy that shaped the course of British art.
This New Year, from Saturday 11 January to Sunday 22 March, explore the landscape of Chartwell that Churchill so cherished. On this outdoor art trail embrace the views of Chartwell for yourself, standing beside copies of the same views Churchill captured on canvas.
Join us at Petworth for this exciting weekend of activities in celebration of the night sky as part of our Skyscape exhibition season. A weekend of lantern decorating and processions, natural voice singing, workshops and activities from award-winning authors, artists and performers plus stargazing in celebration of our inspiring skies. Take a look at each day for the full programme.
Painting became an antidote to pressure and strain for Churchill. This one, painted in 1945 after losing the general election, embodies his response to the most difficult moments in his life.
You've seen Rachel Weisz's performance as Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough in Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, now find out the truth about this enigmatic favourite of Queen Anne and her connection to Petworth.
Find out what Petworth House and Park has to offer from its extraordinary collection and 900 years of history to its atmospheric Servants' Quarters and the 700 acre Lancelot 'Capability' Brown landscaped Deer Park.
Discover more about our latest conservation project on 'The Adoration of the Magi' by Bosch and find out some newly uncovered features of this important painting.
William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion Exhibition, open from 13 January to 25 March 2018, celebrated the artist's relationship with the county.
Trelissick Gallery is delighted to host artist Paul Lewin for our 2018 Summer Exhibition. In a career of some 50 shows, Paul has justly established his reputation amongst the finest contemporary painters working in Britain today. His paintings now feature in collections as far afield as Mexico, the Far East and Australia.
Powis’ great halls and quiet chambers are full of portraits of real people. Delve beneath the surface of our exceptional collection of art and discover the secret messages hidden within them.
Discover the colossal conservation work that we undertake at Petworth and watch this time lapse video of the restoration of the gigantic Reynolds masterpiece 'Macbeth and the Witches'.
The interiors of Red House in Kent are decorated with painted scenes from literature that held potent meanings for William Morris, founder of the Arts & Crafts movement. A new book by Tessa Wild, the former curator of Red House, sheds more light.
From ornate plasterwork to our furniture and costume collections, there is plenty to see.
Mary Ward was a gifted scientist, author and artist who forms part of the make up of what Castle Ward is today, and made history in may ways, one of which being her unfortunate death.