Banqueting House


Rubens Ceiling

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The Banqueting Hall has an amazing painted ceiling. It was painted on canvasses rather than directly onto the ceiling. The artist was from Belgium - a Flemish painter called Sir Peter Paul Rubens. At first the paintings didn't fit. Although both Belgium and England measured in feet and inches, each country used a different length for a foot. Drastic moderations had to be made on site to make them fit.

Activity type: Places to Visit


Duration: A Day Out mins


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