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Friends preview: Angelica Kauffman


  • 25 June 2020, 10am — 6pm
  • 26 June 2020, 10am — 10pm
  • 27 June 2020, 10am — 6pm

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We invite Friends of the RA to join us for an exclusive preview of our exhibition ‘Angelica Kauffman’ before it opens to the public.

In 18th-century Europe, Angelica Kauffman was a very successful artist in a largely male-dominated field. In this major exhibition, we trace her trajectory from child prodigy to one of Britain’s most sought-after painters.

Angelica Kauffman was one of the most successful women artists of her time and a founding member of the Royal Academy. It was considered socially acceptable for women to paint flowers and landscapes, but she identified herself primarily as a history painter, which was consequently considered unsuitable subject matter for women. In spite of this, Kauffman was a resounding success, both in London and across Europe.

As a Friend of the RA, be the first to experience the exhibition at your exclusive preview days, three days ahead of the public opening.

This event is open to Friends of the RA, RA250 Friends and RA250 Supporters and members of the Academicians’ Room only.

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  • 25 June 2020, 10am — 6pm
  • 26 June 2020, 10am — 10pm
  • 27 June 2020, 10am — 6pm

The Jillian and Arthur M. Sackler Wing of Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts

Free, booking required.

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