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Genii Bearing a Garland

Photo credit: The Banqueting House – Whitehall Palace, Historic Royal Palaces

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The golden age is expressed by a procession of genii (cherubic children) carrying garlands, fruit and flowers from the land of peace and plenty. Even the lion pulling the chariot is smiling.

The Banqueting House – Whitehall Palace, Historic Royal Palaces


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    239 x 1204 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by James I and Charles I, c.1621 and c.1629


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The Banqueting House – Whitehall Palace, Historic Royal Palaces

Whitehall, London, Greater London SW1A 2ER England

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