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This figure is thought to be the personification of Immortality. She is presiding over figures representing the Arts. This is one of five ceiling paintings by the artist at Dyrham Park. They were all painted for Alderman William Beckford (1709–1770) for his house Fonthill Splendens in Wiltshire. They were sold from Fonthill in 1801 and later installed in the ceiling of the Theatre Royal in Bath.
oil on canvas
H 259 x W 396 cm
purchased by the Ministry of Works through the National Land Fund and transferred to the National Trust for Dyrham Park, 1956