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HRP00750
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Hampton Court Palace
Creator
Antonio Verrio (1636-1707)
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Artist
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James Brittain
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1701
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© Historic Royal Palaces
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HRP00750

The Banqueting House. Detail of the Painted Room ceiling 'Minerva surrounded by the Arts and Sciences'

Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom, sits in majesty over variously assembled allegorical figures representing the arts and sciences. The figures shown here include Music with her trumpet; Song with a lute; Sculpture presenting a carved bust of King William III; and the West Wind. Above Minerva is the Eye of God