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Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva
Lady Godiva

Photo credit: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

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Lady Godiva was an Anglo Saxon noblewoman who rode naked through the streets of Coventry to protest against her husband's oppressive taxation of the population – her story was revived with success during the Victorian period. This sculpture was mass-reproduced in small scale in Parian ware.

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Maidstone


Medium

plaster

Measurements

H 200 x W 244 x D 54 cm

Accession number

NO_ID292

Work type

Equestrian


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