1 September 2009
In the John Madejski Fine Rooms
Henry Fuseli RA, Thor Battering the Midgard Serpent, 1790. Oil on canvas. © Royal Academy of Arts. Photography John Hammond.
Exhibition curator Helen Valentine introduces 'High Art: Reynolds and History Painting 1780–1815'.
Meet in the Council Room, one of the John Madejski Fine Rooms, at 3.30pm.
Free curators' talks take place on the first Tuesday of every month at 3.30pm.