The Art of Power: Treasures from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart. Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery & Mount Stuart, Glasgow, March 31, 2017 – January 14, 2018. Also includes a catalogue, Art of Power: Treasures from the Bute Collection, by Caitlin Blackwell with contributions from Peter Black and Oliver Cox. ISBN 3791356631.
This is a collaborative exhibition across two venues, introducing to the public one of the foremost private collections in the UK. One of the great strengths of the Third Earl of Bute’s Collection are his Dutch and Flemish paintings.
Note: From October 30, 2017 the exhibition will be available only by appointment at Mount Stuart.
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The exhibition also includes a symposium:
Art of Power Symposium
Art of Power: The 3rd Earl of Bute, Politics and Collecting in Enlightenment Britain
2 – 4 October 2017
Hunterian Art Gallery and Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute