Up popped a slide of a painting by Johann Zoffany
called The Portraits of the Academicians of the Royal Academy.
Ray tells the stories of a number of paintings by these artists of the late 18th and 19th centuries, such as Johann Zoffany
(1733-1810), William Hodges (1744-97), the uncle and nephew team Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) and William Daniell (1769-1837), Charles D'Oyly (1781-1845), James Baillie Fraser (1783-1856), James Prinsep (1799-1840), Edward Lear (1812-88) and Marianne North (1830-90).
The gallery is also welcoming works by German artist Paul Klee and 18th-century painter Johann Zoffany
It was a few years later, when Dido was 18, that she is believed to have posed for the portrait, by German artist Johann Zoffany
, with her cousin.
The oldest work in the collection is Portrait of Andrew Drummond by German neoclassicist Johann Zoffany
, which dates from around 1750.
(1733-1810) had originally been selected as the official artist on Cook's second voyage, but was replaced by William Hodges when the voyage patron, Sir Joseph Banks, withdrew.
A portrait of Henry Knight and his three children, by Johann Zoffany
, one of the most distinguished British painters of the reign of George III, used to hang in the house.
It will be two years and one week since O'Brien gained his first victory on Johann Zoffany
as an apprentice jockey.
German born artist, Johann Zoffany
, was one of the founding artists of the British School in the 18th century.
The Irish trainer's entries are completed by Johann Zoffany
, Rockhampton and Von Jawlensky.
IRELAND'S 14 Age Of Aquarius A O'Brien 25/1 Black Bear Island A O'Brien 8/1 Fame And Glory A O'Brien 7/2 Fergus McIver Jim Bolger 200/1 Freemantle A O'Brien 20/1 Gan Amhras Jim Bolger 9/1 Golden Sword A O'Brien 33/1 Johann Zoffany
A O'Brien 150/1 Loch Long Tracey Collins 250/1 Malibu Bay A O'Brien 150/1 Masterofthehorse A O'Brien 20/1 Rip Van Winkle A O'Brien 5/1 Sea The Stars John Oxx 4/1 Toraidhe Jim Bolger 150/1
Among the artists represented, living and dead, are David Hockney, Thomas Gainsborough, Johann Zoffany
, John Singer Sargent and Turner Prize-winner Gillian Wearing.