Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, The capital city is called Edinburgh. Besides the mainland, the country consists of more than 790 islands. Scotland has over 5.3 million inhabitants and is known for the Loch Ness, kilts, haggis and whisky.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to 'produce' artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, The capital city is called Edinburgh. Besides the mainland, the country consists of more than 790 islands. Scotland has over 5.3 million inhabitants and is known for the Loch Ness, kilts, haggis and whisky.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to 'produce' artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

There are 373 museums in Scotland.

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Exhibitions in Scotland

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‘Capparoni and the Papal Court’
26Sep

‘Capparoni and the Papal Court’

An exhibition of hand-coloured nineteenth century engravings by Giuseppe Capparoni depicting the religious orders of Rome between 1823 and 1846.

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