Take a Grand Tour of the Devonshire Collection at Chatsworth

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Enjoy a glimpse of historic pieces of artwork that provide a glimpse into what the Grand Tour saw on their travels at Chatsworth.

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Hosting a host of displays of artists’ impressions and previously unseen drawings, this exhibition showcases how the Grand Tour‘s introduction of new styles of art and architecture impacted at home, and will be on display until 23rd October 2016.

During your visit at stately Chatsworth, you’ll also find one of the most prestigious private art collections on the continent: the Devonshire Collection spans 400 years and includes 16th century needlework, Old Masters’ sketches and contemporary pieces from modern luminaries such as Damien Hirst. Ensure your trip is an artistic discovery whatever time of day by booking a room at The Cavendish Hotel on the Chatsworth Estate, which features original art works from the collection.

For more exclusive art viewings visit the Harley Gallery in Welbeck, where you can see the Portland Collection’s artistic gems that have been built up over many centuries by the Dukes of Portland and their families. 

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