Thursday, February 6, 2014

Gratuitous Bertie Dog Picture: Saxe-And-Violins

"Don't touch me.  It's flu season."

Original Image:  Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenberg (1772-1822), Creator: Attributed to Ludwig Döll (1789-1863) (artist), Creation Date: c. 1822, Materials: Oil on canvas, Acquirer: Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61), Provenance: Bequeathed to Prince Albert, by his step Grandmother, the Dowager Duchess of Saxe-Gotha and Altenburg in 1848.

Crown Copyright, the Royal Collection.  Image via the Royal Collection Trust and courtesy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

To learn more about the Duke and about his portrait visit the painting's entry in the catalog of the Royal Collection.  

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