Ceiling of the Heaven Room, Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire

Ceiling of the Heaven Room, Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire
Photograph taken April 2000 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: k000148

The ceiling showing Christ's ascension into heaven surrounded by angels. It was painted in 1619 and adorns the Heaven Room (one of two small closets opening off the master bedchamber). Bolsover Castle itself was rebuilt in the 17th century. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

Derbyshire Bolsover

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

ceiling paint art design christ heaven religion stuart (1603 - 1713) english heritage