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Taster talk: Durham Cathedral


Thursday 18 July 2019
1.15 — 1.30pm

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JMW Turner RA, Durham Cathedral, 1798-99.

pencil, watercolour and scratching out on wove paper. 306 x 410 mm. Given by Mrs Augusta Thackeray, 21 June 1865. Photo: RA/John Hammond © Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Drop in for a free 15-minute talk to unearth the hidden stories of the Royal Academy.

Hear more about JMW Turner RA’s watercolour of Durham Cathedral in the RA’s historic Library. Turner is thought to have painted this scene for another artist and it may have been instrumental in his early election as an Academician.

In this series of taster talks, encounter the stories behind the RA’s remarkable Collection and buildings from the RA staff’s insider perspective.

Meet in the Front Hall of Burlington House. The talk will take place in The Library.

Taster talks are free and last 15 minutes. Ask a member of the team on site for further information.

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Thursday 18 July 2019

1.15 — 1.30pm

The Library, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

Free, no booking required.