Angelica Kauffman at the RA

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Angelica Kauffman was one of the most successful artists of the 18th century and a founding member of the Royal Academy. This major exhibition traces her extraordinary life and career as an acclaimed portraitist and history painter from London to Rome, where her home was a hub of artistic and intellectual activity. Sought after by many illustrious patrons including Catherine the Great, she was also friends with many of the leading figures of her day from Goethe and Winckelmann to Benjamin West to David Garrick, many of whose portraits she painted. She was described as “perhaps the most highly cultured woman in Europe”. 

Our study day includes a private introductory lecture at Burlington House, timed entry tickets and audioguide hire and lunch is arranged in Keeper's House. 

Booking will open a few months before the event. Register by clicking the "Register" button on our home page and we will let you know when booking opens.

Image: Angelica Kauffman,Self-portrait of the Artist hesitating between the Arts of Music and Painting © National Trust Collections




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My friend Pam and I enjoyed the day immensely. The lecture put everything in context and made the exhibition more meaningful.We will certainly be coming for more! ”

Mrs Pauline Scott

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  • Private introductory lecture in Burlington House
  • Timed entry tickets and audioguide hire
  • Delicious lunch (optional)



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