Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens

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Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens
Henry Arthur Payne - Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens.jpg
ArtistHenry Albert Payne
Year1910
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LocationPalace of Westminster, London

Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens is a 1910 fresco by Henry Payne.[1] It was commissioned in 1908 to decorate the Palace of Westminster.[2]

It depicts the fictional scene by Shakespeare, of Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset being challenged by Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York to choose between the White Rose of York and the Red Rose of Lancaster.[3]

A gouache painting by Payne, "Choosing The Red and White Roses in the Temple Garden" is in the collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.[4]

The "Temple Gardens" of the title are the gardens of the Temple Church in London.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Art in Parliament – Plucking the Red and White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens". Parliament of the United Kingdom. Archived from the original on 28 October 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ Sabatier, Armelle (17 November 2016). Shakespeare and Visual Culture. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 199. ISBN 978-1-4725-6806-9. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Choosing the Red and White Roses in the Temple Garden, 1910". PBS learning media. PBS. n.d. Archived from the original on 23 March 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ Thornbury, Walter. "The Temple: Church and precinct (part 1 of 3)". Old and New London: Volume 1 (London, 1878). British History Online. Archived from the original on 13 April 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)