Allegory in the forms of a winged cupid and a sleeping nymph respectively.

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.

The Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1EE
03000 290 900

Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sep Daily, 9.30am – 5.45pm (last admission 5.15pm) 1 Oct – 31 Mar Daily, 10am – 5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm) Closed 24 Dec (from 2.30pm) & 25 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at The Royal Pavilion

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