Nobody does it better

July 30 2012

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Picture: BBC

No references to Britain's artistic heritage in the dazzling opening ceremony; but it was at least nice to see Gainsborough creeping onto the screen during the glorious Bond sequence, thanks to the above full-length of Anne, Duchess of Cumberland hanging in the Queen's private rooms. On the right is Canaletto's View of Piazza S.Marco towards S.Geminiano in Venice.

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