Thursday, March 20, 2014

Gratuitous Bertie Dog Picture: Lennox Bristle

"You couldn't find a more comfortable place to sit with your palm frond?"

Image:  Lady Mary Villiers, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (1622-85), Creator: Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) (artist), Creation Date: c. 1637, Materials: Oil on canvas, Provenance: Probably painted for Charles I.

Crown Copyright, The Royal Collection via The Royal Collection Trust.  The original image is courtesy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

To learn more about this masterpiece depicting Lady Mary Villiers as St. Agnes, visit the entry for this painting in the online catalog of the Royal Collection Trust.

You, too, could have a cup of tea with Bertie. Or, you could wear his picture proudly. Visit our 
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