The Banqueting House Ceiling


Historic Royal Palaces

Historic Royal Palaces
United Kingdom

Charles I commissioned nine painted ceiling canvases depicting various mythological scenes by Sir Peter Paul Rubens and his studio for the Banqueting House, Whitehall. These were installed at the Banqueting House, Whitehall in 1636.


  • Title: The Banqueting House Ceiling
  • Creator: Peter Paul Rubens
  • Creator Lifespan: 1577-1640
  • Date Created: 1630-1634
  • Location: Banqueting House Whitehall
  • Location Created: Antwerp
  • Type: Painted ceiling canvas
  • Rights: © Historic Royal Palaces
  • Depicted Topic: Mythology
  • Catalogue Reference: 3001883

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