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by Anne Desmet RA

This limited edition lithograph by Anne Desmet RA was first shown in an exhibition of prints to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts in 2018.

Available in as an of edition of 25, each print is signed and numbered by the artist.

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Artwork details

Dimensions 65.5 x 28.5cm
Fabric & material Lithograph
Edition 25
Medium Print

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Desmet’s strong emotional connection to the Royal Academy is reflected in these works that celebrate the newly renovated 6 Burlington Gardens, which will include new galleries when it re-opens to the public in May 2018. These prints explore the historical architecture of the building, the imposing entrance staircase for example, and the artist’s discovery of newly created spaces, particularly the grand lecture theatre which she describes as being like a coliseum.

All proceeds from sales of this work go directly to support the non-profit-making areas of the Royal Academy, particularly the RA Schools.

Reflecting Desmet’s strong connection to the Royal Academy, these works celebrate the newly renovated 6 Burlington Gardens. The print reveals the artists exploration of the historical architecture of the building, including the imposing entrance staircase, as well as newly created spaces, the grand lecture theatre in particular, which Desmet compares to a coliseum.

The RA Editions programme generates valuable revenue for the RA and in particular the RA Schools.​​

About Anne Desmet RA

Anne Desmet RA followed her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford and London’s Central School of Art and Design with a scholarship award at the British School at Rome in 1989. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and a Member of the Society of Wood Engravers.

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