Royal Collection

Queen Victoria & Albert: Art and Love

An exhibition catalogue continues the trend of challenging the dour image of Victoria

Queen to send Leonardos on UK tour

Celebrating Prince Charles' 60th with 10 of the master's best works

Leonardo da Vinci on the divine and the grotesque at the Queen's Gallery

Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, plays host to highlights from the Royal Collection

The Royal Collection's list of paintings acquired in the first 50 years of Elizabeth II's reign

The acquisitions have not been ostentatious, with a significant portion of them being historic royal portraits, bequests or donations

Looted artarchive

From the archive (1998): How The Art Newspaper tracked down Ethiopia’s greatest icon after its looting by a British agent in 1868

The Kwer'ata Re'esu was kept in a bank vault in Portugal, where our correspondent examined it and took colour photographs in 1998

Looted artarchive

From the archive (1993): Where is the looted Kwer'ata Re'esu, the most revered icon of the Ethiopian empire?

As a touring exhibition, African Zion—The Sacred Art Of Ethiopia, opened in the United States in 1993, a scholar of Ethiopian history asked what had become of the country's most important painting of all

Celebrating Prinny, Britain’s second-greatest royal collector after Charles I

The Carlton House treasures reassembled from the Royal Collection for the first time since 1827