Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The 18th century saw the rise of a number of highly influential interior designers and architects such as James ‘Athenian’ Stuart, Robert Adam and Horace Walpole. A number of rooms from 18th-century houses have been reconstructed in the V&A’s British Galleries.

The Château de Juvisy Appeal

We need your help to raise £500,000 to acquire the Baroque oil painting of the Château de Juvisy, by Pierre-Denis Martin, court painter to Louis XIV in time for the opening of the Europe 1600-1800 galleries.

Help us buy The Château de Juvisy

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Alec Cobbe: Designs for Historic Interiors (Paperback)||RF20F

Alec Cobbe: Designs for Historic Interiors (Paperback)||RF20F

Offer price £10 (RRP £12.99). For a limited time only.   Alec Cobbe (b.1945) established his reputation as a conservator …

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Event - V&A Book Club

Fri 09 May 2014 18:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Inspired by William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain we will be reading Peter Ackroyd’s award winning ‘Hawksmoor’, a detective story based on architecture.

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