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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Royal Academy of Arts

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In London; was instituted in 1768 by George III. as a result of a memorial presented to him by 29 members who had seceded from "The Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain" (founded 1765); for some years received grants from the privy purse, and was provided with rooms in Somerset House; removed to Trafalgar Square in 1836, and to its present quarters at Burlington House in 1869; receives now no public grant; holds yearly exhibitions, and supports an art school; membership comprises 42Royal Academicians, besides Associates. The present President is Sir Edward John Poynter. The Royal Hibernian Academy (founded 1823) and the Scottish Academy are similar institutions.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Royal Academy of Arts'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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