Royals Art Collection on Display


CARDIFF, Wales -- The National Museum & Gallery here is hosting an exhibition titled "Princes as Patrons," where more than 200 works of art acquired by the princes of Wales will be on display.

The exhibit includes paintings, sculpture, silver, ceramics, furniture, arms and armor, books and archives collected by the princes between the 17th and 20th centuries.

Highlights include works by Hans Holbein and Peter Paul Rubens.

The exhibit runs from August to October.

The museum's permanent collections include local art, pottery and porcelain; French art from classicism to post-impressionism, and works from World War II to the present.

Among the exhibit's highlights are the 18th century landscape paintings by 19th century French impressionists, including Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and an exhibition on the history of Wales.

Admission is about $5.50 per adult and $3.50 per child. Discounts are available for pre-booked groups of 20 or more people.
National Museum & Gallery
Phone: (011) 44-122 257-3475
Fax: (011) 44-122 257-7010

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