The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
London: the State Opening of Parliament
  • Eugène Lami (1800 - 1890)
  • London: the State Opening of Parliament
  • France
  • 1855
  • Painting
  • Pencil and watercolour on paper
  • Image size: 14.4 x 31.4 cm
  • Signature: 'Eug. LAMI 1855.'
  • P710
  • Not on display
Further Reading
  • Queen Victoria’s coach is shown passing the Duke of York’s Steps in the Mall and turning into Horse Guards Road. This is one of a series of forty-two watercolours, 'Trois années à Londres', commissioned by the flamboyant Russian collector Anatole Demidoff, Prince of San Donato, during Lami’s second extended stay in London 1848-52 (see also Lami, 'A Military Review at Woolwich', P723).