The Art of Monarchy - Legacy
See a photo gallery of the objects featured in Episode 8 of 'The Art of Monarchy'.
The Head of Leda by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Da Vinci drawings were probably acquired in a single album by Charles II.
Designs for Chariots and other Weapons by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The drawings by Da Vinci are one of the greatest treasures in the Royal Collection.
A Map of the Pontine Marshes by Leonardo da Vinci
The Royal Collection contains a group of around 600 drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Whitehall Mural by Remigius van Leemput after a mural by Hans Holbein the Younger, painted for Henry VIII in 1537
A copy of a now-lost mural from the wall of the Privy Chamber at Whitehall.
Portrait of Richard III (1452-85)
The visual deformation ties in with the Tudor tarnishing of Richard III's reputation.
The Hanoverian Succession, by Johann Sebastian Müller (1715-1792), after Samuel Wale (1720-1786)
Commencing with the reign of George I and securing a Protestant monarchy for Great Britain
The Mosaic Egg, by Peter Carl Fabergé
A gift from Tsar Nicolas II to Tsarina Alexandra, containing a cameo of their 5 children.
The Apples of the Hesperides candelabrum, by Paul Storr (1777-1844)
Part of George IV's service of banqueting plate, still used on important State occasions.