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In pictures: Royal Academy galleries
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: Enfilade from the saloon though to the keepers' stairs.
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A series of newly-restored galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts in London were opened by Prince Charles on Friday.
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: View of the Reynolds room
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The 18th Century rooms have been refurbished with a 3m donation from Reading FC chairman John Madejski.
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: The general assembly room
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Previously closed to the public, the galleries have been renamed the John Madejski Fine Rooms.
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: View through the enfilade
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Featuring neo-Palladian architecture, they have cost 6m and taken four years to restore.
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: JW Archer, 1855, watercolour
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The rooms will be open to the public from 13 March, featuring works by Turner, Constable, Reynolds and Hockney.
 John Madejski Fine Rooms: Edgar Degas, Petite Danseuse de Quatorze ans, 1922
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Highlights include an Edgar Degas bronze sculpture of a young ballet dancer loaned by Mr Madejski.



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