Studies for allegorical ceiling paintings: representations of four continents in trope l'oeil niches, Europe, Asia, Africa, America
|Architect/Designer||Thornhill, Sir James (1675-1734)|
|Artist/Photographer||Thornhill, Sir James (1675-1734)|
|Subject||Ceilings ; Art objects|
NOTES: This group consists of preliminary and final, annotated versions of the four Continents, intended probably for the corners of a larger scheme described on the verso of PB971/2(ii) as 'for ye centre, a Model of Prince George & Queen Anne representing Conjugal Love'. These appear to be studies for the ceiling of the Painted Hall, Greenwich.
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