The Union of England & Scotland (Charles I as the Prince of Wales).
17th c Flemish Baroque Painting
Peter Paul RUBENS
(Siegen. Westphalia. , 28 June 1577 - 30 May 1640, Antwerp. Belgium. )
Oil on gessoed oak panel
Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Sketch of a portion of ceiling mural commissioned by Charles I of England for the Banqueting Hall at Whitehall Palace in London. Charles was the son of the Stuart monarch James I. In this scene the infant Charles is crowned by the personifications of England and Scotland as the goddess Minerva looks on.