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William Kent, Banquet of the Gods

Banquet of the Gods, 1719-20

William Kent (1685 - 1748)

RA Collection: Art

Kent executed three ceiling paintings for the 3rd Earl of Burlington soon after he returned to London with him in 1719. He was thought to have completed this painting in 1720.

Object details

Title
Banquet of the Gods
Artist/designer
William Kent (1685 - 1748)
Date
1719-20
Object type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions

3500 mm x 6300 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/1095
Acquisition
Transferred from H.M. Office of Works in 1867
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