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A Seat in Kensington Gardens

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Description: William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
WILLIAM KENT returned to England after ten years’ residence in Italy in December 1719. In February 1722 he received the commission to decorate the ceiling of the Cupola Room at Kensington Palace and for the next fifteen years, his work for the royal family formed one of the dominant themes of his life and work. After the death of Queen Caroline in November 1737 the flow of royal commissions...
PublisherBard Graduate Center
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.271-297

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