The Wilton Diptych and King Richard II

Images of kingship

Join tutor Sheila Ephraim to examine the beauty and symbolism of the Wilton Diptych - a late medieval religious panel painting created for King Richard II of England.

Wilton Diptych

Further explore this fascinating altarpiece by visiting the National Gallery's website. You can flip between both sides of the diptych, zoom in to areas of interest, learn more about the piece, and download a low-resolution copy for personal use.

Sheila Ephraim

Sheila Ephraim is a tutor in English political and social history for the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford and for the Workers Educational Association.

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