The Guardian | Mark Brown
Most important British regal art collection in history, scattered by Cromwell, to be temporarily reassembled for exhibition. Artworks acquired by Charles I which were sold off by Oliver Cromwell’s republican government are to return to the UK for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of one of the most stupendous art collections ever created. The Charles I exhibition, a collaboration between the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) and the Royal Collection Trust, will reunite spectacular works by artists such as Titian, Van Dyck, Rubens, Holbein and Mantegna, some of which are coming to Britain for the first time in nearly 400 years…read more
Image | Photograph: Anthony van Dyck/Royal Academy of Arts/PA | The Louvre is lending a Van Dyck portrait of Charles I.