Thursday, April 10, 2014

Gratuitous Bertie Dog Picture: Poseurs

"There are a LOT of arms and legs here.  I can't tell if they add up."

Image:  Frederick Prince of Wales (1707-1751) and Princess Amelia (1711-1786) (?), Creator: Martin Maingaud (active 1692-c. 1725) (artist), Creation Date: c.1720, Materials: Oil on canvas, Provenance: Presumably commissioned by George II or Queen Caroline; first recorded at Kensington Palace in 1818.

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 unusual masterpiece , visit the entry for this painting in the online catalog of the Royal Collection Trust.

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