Plucking the Red & White Roses

Illustration

Arienne King
by Live Auctioneers
published on 07 February 2020
Send to Google Classroom:
Plucking the Red & White Roses

"Plucking the Red & White Roses in the Old Temple Gardens" by Henry Payne (1868 - 1940 CE). The painting depicts Richard of York challenging Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset to choose between the White Rose of House York and the Red Rose of House Lancaster, in the build up to the Wars of the Roses. The fictional scene was portrayed in Shakespeare's Henry VI (c. 1591 CE)

Fresco. Made 1908 CE. The original painting is in Palace of Westminster, while a later version is in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Auctioneers, L. (2020, February 07). Plucking the Red & White Roses. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11848/

Chicago Style

Auctioneers, Live. "Plucking the Red & White Roses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 07, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11848/.

MLA Style

Auctioneers, Live. "Plucking the Red & White Roses." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Feb 2020. Web. 24 May 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate
Remove Ads

Advertisement