The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents "Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol"

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol
Beatrice Johnson and Dorothy Wilding, Queen Elizabeth II, 1952, hand-colored bromide print, National Portrait Gallery, London. Image courtesy of William Hustler and Georgina Hustler/National Portrait Gallery, London

"Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol" sheds new light on changing ideas of monarchy and nationhood in Britain. The exhibition features portraits of British royalty spanning 500 years, by artists from Hans Holbein and Sir Joshua Reynolds to Annie Leibovitz and Andy Warhol.

In a sweeping survey, "Tudors to Windsors" covers the cavalcade of kings, queens, princes, and princesses who have graced the British crown. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue to host this unprecedented exhibition, part of a major partnership with the National Portrait Gallery in London. Some 150 objects - most never before seen outside of England - tell the story of Britain’s monarchy through masterworks of painting, sculpture, and photography.

Visitors have an extraordinary opportunity to come face-to-face with the fascinating figures of British royalty. "Tudors to Windsors" explores four royal dynasties: the House of Tudor (1485–1603), the House of Stuart (1603–1714), the House of Hanover (1714–1901), and the present-day House of Windsor. Among the many works of art on view are portraits featuring King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, King George I, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, and Prince William.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

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Free-$23