In Pictures: Looks familiar... Queen shown works contained in Royal Collection

The Queen laughed as Royal Academy of Arts president Christopher Le Brun said it was effectively her artworks on display when she visited the venue to see an exhibition of paintings collected by Charles I.

Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The Queen's tour came when she opened a major redevelopment at the institution (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The paintings are part of the RA exhibition Charles I: King And Collector (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The exhibition reunites 140 items acquired and commissioned during Charles I's reign for the first time since the 17th century (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The Queen looks out over ongoing building works during her visit to The Royal Academy of Arts (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The Queen with curator Per Rumberg (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
Mr Le Brun said the Queen is 'extremely well informed about her paintings' (Alastair Grant/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The Queen views an artwork during her visit to The Royal Academy of Arts (Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
The monarch opened a major redevelopment at the institution, based at Burlington House in central London (Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA)
Queen visits Royal Academy of Arts
It has expanded into Burlington Gardens, a property behind it ( Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA)

As Her Majesty departed the @royalacademy she received a beautiful posy - thank you!

Read the full story of the visit: https://t.co/dZBfaUEizypic.twitter.com/rVgN7fLnjE

-- The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) March 20, 2018

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