The Queen was in the Parlour, Eating Bread and Honey

Valentine Cameron Prinsep, 1838-1904

Exhibited 1860

Oil on panel

23 ½ x 13 inches (59.6 x 33 cm)

Collection of Manchester Art Gallery, accession no. 1938.487.

Image courtesy of the Manchester Art Gallery

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  • Head and shoulders of the queen
  • Flowers, basket, & ironwork
  • Ceramic pot
  • Fabric of the queen’s dress