Hardwick Hall's portrait of Lady Arabella Stuart as a young child is on show in 'Painting Childhood: From Holbein to Freud' at Compton Verney. This exhibition brings together some of the most iconic paintings, sketches and sculptures of children produced in the past 500 years.
Two of our pictures are on show in 'The Lie of the Land', the inaugural exhibition at the new MK Gallery. This exhibition charts how British landscape has been transformed over the years and asks 'how did we get from Capability Brown's quintessential, picturesque landscape to the radical modernist grid of Milton Keynes?'
Harold Gilman's Still Life with Pears on a Plate is on show in the exhibition 'Beyond Camden Town: The Late Works of Harold Gilman' at the Pallant Gallery in Chichester. This is the first significant exhibition of Gilman’s work since 1982 and seeks to reveal the innovation and pictorial power of an artist who died prematurely at the height of his artistic powers.
Two of our Elizabethan miniatures, including our recently acquired portrait of Lord Herbert of Cherbury by Isaac Oliver, are on display in 'Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver' at the National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition explores what these intimate images reveal about identity, society and visual culture in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
Polesden Lacey's Madonna and Child is on display in the exhibition 'Bernard van Orley: Brussels and the Renaissance' at the Centre for Fine Arts in Belgium. The is the first major monographic exhibition devoted to this 16th-century artist and important figure of the Northern Renaissance.
This Roman cityscape by Gaspar van Wittel is on show in 'Maestro van Wittel - Dutch master of the Italian cityscape'. Van Wittel, also known as Gaspare Vanvitelli, became famous and revered in his adopted homeland of Italy but remained largely unknown in his country of birth, the Netherlands. This exhibition seeks to change that.
This summer, a pair of Victorian face screens collaged with contemporary photographs from the collection at Coughton Court will join the exhibition 'Cut and Paste: 400 Years of Collage' at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the first survey exhibition of collage ever to take place in Britain. Collage is often described as a 20th-century invention, but this show spans a period of more than 400 years and includes more than 250 works.
Read more about our Loans Out Procedure here. The registrar team are happy to advise about the selection and availability of objects for loan, but we suggest preliminary research should be carried out at least a year in advance.