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About the Collection

Learn more about the Royal Collection, one of the most important art collections in the world

Bibliography of books on paintings from the Royal Collection

Further reading

Lorne Campbell, The Early Flemish Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, Cambridge, 1985

John Cornforth, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother at Clarence House, London, 1996

Michael Levey, The Later Italian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 2nd edn, Cambridge, 1991

Christopher Lloyd, The Queen’s Pictures, Royal Collectors through the Centuries, London, 1991

Christopher Lloyd, The Royal Collection. A Thematic Exploration, 3rd edn., London, 2003

Oliver Millar, The Queen’s Pictures, London, 1977

Oliver Millar, The Tudor, Stuart and Early Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 2 vols, London, 1963

Oliver Millar, The Later Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 2 vols., London, 1969

Oliver Millar, The Victorian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 2 vols., Cambridge, 1992

William Pyne, The History of the Royal Residences of Windsor Castle, St James’s Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, and Frogmore, 3 vols., London, 1819

Graham Reynolds, The Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, London, 1999

J. Roberts (ed.), Royal Treasures: a Golden Jubilee Celebration, London, 2002

John Sherman, The Early Italian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, Cambridge, 1983

Richard Walker, The Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-century Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, Cambridge, 1992

Christopher White, The Later Flemish Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, London, 2007


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