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Panel from the Robert Adam Library at Audley End Representing Air

Photo credit: Saffron Walden Museum

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Panel painted by celebrated Tuscan artist Cipriani for Lord Howard when he was staying at Audley End House.

Apollo in his chariot followed by the Hours and preceded by Aurora and Lucifer, an old man Somnus sleeps on the side of Morphus. This is intended to represent day, night and air.

Saffron Walden Museum

Saffron Walden




oil on canvas


H 68 x W 440 cm (E)

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presented by Jane, Lady Braybrooke, 1839

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