Allegory in the forms of a winged cupid and a sleeping nymph respectively.
Allegory: HRH The Prince Regent Awakening The Spirit of Brighton by Rex Whistler, 1944
Courtesy Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
- Oil on wall-paper (now mounted on canvas)
- 157 x 246 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50 ( Total: £200)
- Acquired in:
- House's owner (where the mural was painted)
Painted directly on wallpaper; removed and remounted on canvas. Dated 5-7 June 1944.
Originally a mural painted directly onto the wall-paper of a house in Brighton whilst it was requisitioned by Whistler's battalion of the Welsh Guards during the Second World War.
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