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" He therefore ordered that a course of lectures should be regularly transmitted to him for his perusal and approbation. Upon being a patron of the fine arts, and especially painting, George also prided liimself, and certainly he had not been long on the throne before painting and sculpture began to flourish. In 1769 was established the Royal Academy, of which the King always gloried in being the founder. He gave the Academy magnificent apartments at Somerset House, and was much concerned when ...IJarry (who painted the great room of the Society of Arts) incurred the displeasm-e of the academicians by his public criticism of the main design of the buildings of Somerset House, taking sides with Sir \Villiam C]iaml)ers, wiio was his first architect, against Barry. He used to devote several hours to 208 AS ART PATRON his annual view of the exhibition. " Though he asked the opinions of the attendant artists, " says Huish, " yet in his accustomed rapid manner was generally pretty free in his own remarks.