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Timed ticketing is now in operation at the ticket desk for the Ravilious exhibition
Due to Popular Demand:
The Ravilious exhibition will be open until 8pm during the final weekends (21-23 & 28-30 August)
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Michal Poniatowski, Prince Primate of Poland

Michal Jerzy Poniatowski (1736-94): brother of Stanislas Augustas of Poland (see DPG490); Bishop of Plock, 1773; Primate of Poland, 1784. On a visit to London in 1790 he met Noel Desenfans whom he recommended for a commission to acquire pictares for the Polish Royal collection. DPG489 is doubtless a copy, perhaps like DPG490 from an original by Bacciarelli. A comparable portrait by Bacciarelli (though it is not the source for DPG489) is in the National Museum, Warsaw.