William Sterling

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The Queen’s House Greenwich

This tour was devised for a course entitled “Gods and Heroes: the influence of the Classical World on art in the C17th & C18th” at the Queen’s House in 2017 as the Queen’s House itself is the first neo-classical building in Britain and many of the objects displayed in it demonstrate the influence of the… Read more »

This tag: Tour of the Queen’s House

Life and Times of Charles I and Henrietta Maria

Charles was never meant to be king but rose to the challenge and he and Henrietta led a glittering court. Sadly they were at odds with Parliament and the people which led to Civil War.

This tag: Tour of the Queen’s House

Gods and Heroes: The Influence of the Classical World on Art in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

This was a one day course run as a collaboration between the City Lit and the National Maritime Museum at the Queen’s House in Greenwich on Saturday 22nd July 2017.  The course was inspired by the new hang of artworks in the Queen’s House and in particular the portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds of his friend Captain… Read more »