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Loans from the Royal Collection

Current loans to exhibitions from the Royal Collection

Painting being  moved by art handlers

Every year hundreds of objects, including paintings, drawings and decorative arts, are generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection to institutions across the UK and abroad. The loans programme, administered by Royal Collection Trust, enables new audiences to enjoy works of art from the Royal Collection, as well as helping us to increase our understanding of these works. Find out more about current loans from the Royal Collection here.

Loan requests must be submitted in writing at least one year in advance of the opening date of the exhibition.

Musée du Louvre, Paris

Leonardo da Vinci

Twenty four drawings by Leonardo on loan until February 2020

Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt

Portrait of Wilhelm von Humboldt on loan until April 2020

Royal Palace of Madrid

The Other Court

Portrait of John, Prince of Portugal on loan until March 2020

Garden Museum, London

Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks

Painting on loan until February 2020 to explore the history of London's royal parks

National Gallery in Prague

Wenceslaus Hollar and the Art of Drawing

Four pen and ink drawings and one etching by Hollar on loan until February 2020

British Museum, London

Troy: Myth and Reality

Exhibition exploring the myth of the Trojan Wars until March 2020

Château de Versailles

Versailles Revival 1867–1937

Four watercolours on loan until March 2020

Tate Britain, London

William Blake

Three watercolours by William Blake on loan until February 2020

Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Very British: A German Point of View
Auckland Castle, County Durham
National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2019
Portsmouth Museum
Portsmouth Revisited
National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art

King George IV: Royalty, Racing and Reputation

Major loan of over twenty works on display until April 2020

Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

Hans Baldung Grien

Portrait by Baldung on loan until March 2020

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Rembrandt's Light

Two works loaned until February 2020 to illustrate Rembrandt's masterful handling of light and shade

The Morgan Library and Museum

John Singer Sargeant: Portraits in Charcoal

Portrait of Henry James lent until January 2020

Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Thinking 3D: From Leonardo to the Present

Anatomical drawings by Leonardo da Vinci on loan until February 2020

Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna

The Genius at War in the age of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Dürer

Two drawings by Leonardo da Vinci on loan until January 2020

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

George Stubbs: ‘all done from Nature’

Two horse paintings by Stubbs on loan until January 2020

Museum het Prinsenhof, Delft

Pieter de Hooch in Delft: From the Shadow of Vermeer

Two paintings by De Hooch on loan until February 2020

Bowes Museum

The Power and the Virtue: Guido Reni's Death of Lucretia

Painting by Guido Reni on loan until January 2020

Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Van Dyck

Painting by Anthony Van Dyck on loan until February 2020