Charles II's cavalcade through the City of London by Dirck Stoop

Composite depiction of Charles II's state progress from the Tower of London to Westminster on 22nd April 1661, the day before his Coronation.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
66 x 200 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £47,000)
Acquired in:
1978
Vendor:
Roy Miles

Four huge triumphal arches were erected along the processional route in Leadenhall, Cornhill, Cheapside and Whitefriars, each representing an appropriate allegorical theme.

Provenance

Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick; Chrisitie's,1872; The Duke of St.Albans; Christie's, June 1978; Roy Miles.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

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