Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva as painted in c. 1897 by John Collier
Lady Godiva as painted in c. 1897 by John Collier

Painting Info


Artist: John Collier

Source: Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

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  • 1040-07-10 Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback through Coventry, according to legend, to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
  • 1996-06-08 Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England

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