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Eugène Louis Lami (1800-90)

The Grand Staircase at Buckingham Palace, State Ball, 5 July 1848 dated 1848

RCIN 919902

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The French artist Eugène Lami specialised in recording court festivities. The watercolour is a valuable record of the appearance of the staircase at Buckingham Palace, which had been redecorated under Ludwig Gruner’s supervision in 1845.   

Commissioned by Queen Victoria for her Souvenir Album

No. 111