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Castle in the spotlight a masterpiece by Bellotto Exhibition

May 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

On display from Monday 17 May – 4 July 2021

From 17 May a very special painting goes on display in the Colman Project Space at Norwich Castle. Castle in the spotlight: a masterpiece by Bellotto from the National Gallery, London provides visitors with a wonderful opportunity to explore one of the most original and impressive examples of 18th-century landscape painting: Bernardo Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North.

Painted in c. 1756-8, this monumental painting (measuring over 2m in length) was saved for the nation in 2017 with support from Art Fund and other donors. To celebrate its acquisition, the National Gallery has loaned the painting to a number of institutions, including Norwich Castle, so that audiences around the country can appreciate this important masterpiece.


Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill, Norwich, NR1 3JU
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill
Norwich, NR1 3JU
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