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The favourites of Emperor Honorius

John William Waterhouse

The favourites of Emperor Honorius

John William Waterhouse
  • Date: c.1883
  • Style: Romanticism
  • Genre: history painting
  • Media: oil, canvas
  • Tag: famous-people, Honorius-(emperor)
  • Dimensions: 205 x 119.3 cm
  • Order Oil Painting
    reproduction

The Favourites of the Emperor Honorius is a painting by John William Waterhouse completed in 1883. The painting depicts Honorius feeding birds which are on the rug in front of him; the dark colors of the rug and his clothes define a space. Separated from him and the birds are the councillors seeking his attention, and who along with the attendant are dressed in paler shades.

The Favourites of the Emperor Honorius is part of the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, which also owns Waterhouse's Circe Invidiosa.

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