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Curator talks - Masterpiece of the Month

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • Friday, 10 Sep 2021; Friday, 29 Oct 2021
  • 12pm and 3pm
  • Included in standard admission ticket

After a close public vote, October's masterpiece of the month is Canaletto's The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day, beating Rembrandt's Shipbuilder and his wife

Hear Claire explore the painting in this month's short talks. 



Warden Short Talks

Short talks from the warden team also take place at 12pm and 3pm each day in the Gallery. The topics vary each day, including insights and details about a particular painting, or looking more widely at an artist. 

Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day c.1733-4

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