Charles I

Charles I disposed of this Van Dyck portrait when he signed the sitter's death warrant. Now it is up for sale at Christie's

The 17th century painting of the Earl of Strafford, recently discovered to have been in the Royal collection, is expected to sell for up to £5m in London in July

Booksreview

Reputations redeemed by art: two books examine what made Charles I and II great collectors but bad rulers

Despite the failings of the Stuart kings, their art collections stand in their favour, as exhibitions in the UK this year have shown

Leonardo's Salvator Mundi: expert uncovers ‘exciting’ new evidence

Did Louvre Abu Dhabi’s $450m painting belong to an English nobleman who followed Charles I to the scaffold in 1649?

The National Gallery’s issue of trust

I only found out by accident how well off the museum really is

Lessons in collecting from the court of Charles I

He relied on advisers such as Van Dyck to guide his acquisitions. How different is the art of connoisseurship today?

Royal Academy of Arts tried to borrow $450m Salvator Mundi for its Charles I exhibition

New London show has received glowing reviews but there is one conspicuous absentee

Three to see: London

From a triumphant show of Charles I's collection at the Royal Academy to an Andreas Gursky retrospective at the revamped Hayward Gallery

Podcast episode 16: Charles I at the Royal Academy—an exhibition fit for a king

We pick apart the latest smash hit show to open in London with art historian Bendor Grosvenor, then complete our 2018 preview with a look at the big exhibitions coming to the US this year

Hosted by Ben Luke. , with guests Bendor Grosvenor, Jori Finkel and Helen Stoilas. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Tate finds 370-year-old bullet hole in Charles I statue

The sculpture was famously attacked by Parliamentarians shortly after the outbreak of the English Civil War

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