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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.

Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts, Norwich

More than sixty works by Fabergé on loan until February

In this innovative double portrait Mytens depicts King Charles I being passed a laurel wreath, a symbol of their union and a public statement of tenderness and intimacy. Given its unusual format, this portrait was presumably originally produced to fill a
Royal Museums Greenwich

Two paintings return to Greenwich until 27 January

Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao

Arcimboldo: The Floras and Spring

Two portraits by Alonso Sánchez Coello on loan until February

Musée des Beaux-Arts, Caen

Lambert Sustris, un artiste dans l'Europe de la Renaissance entre Venise et l'Allemagne

Painting by Sustris on loan until March

Entertainment in Bath

at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath until March

The Young Tintoretto

at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne until 28 January

Flinck and Bol - Rembrandt's Master Pupils

at Museum het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam until February

The handful of 'presentation drawings' that Michelangelo produced during the latter half of his life, and especially around 1530, stand at the very pinnacle of European draughtsmanship. Made as gifts for his closest friends, they were painstakingly worked
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Fourteen drawings from the Royal Collection on loan until February

National Gallery, London

Monochrome: Painting in Black and White

Drawing by Federico Barroci on loan until February

Victoria & Albert Museum

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics

Bernardo Strozzi's painting on loan until 25 February

The Art of Laughter - Humour in the Golden Age

at the Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem until 18 March

Why look at animals?

at The Atkinson until 25 February

Richard Lionheart: King, Knight, Prisoner

at Historisches Museum der Pfalz, Speyer until April

African Servants at the Hague Court

at Haags Historisch Museum, The Hague until 28 January