Thursday, May 15, 2014

Gratuitous Bertie Dog Picture: Bad News Go 'Way

"I'm guessing that's not water."

Image:  A Laughing Bravo with a Bass Viol and a Glass, Creator: Hendrick ter Bruggen (Deventer 1588?-Utrecht 1629), Creation Date: Signed and dated 1625, Materials: Oil on canvas, Acquirer: Charles I, King of Great Britain (1600-49), when King of Great Britain (1625-49), Provenance: Acquired by Charles I, returned to the Royal Collection by Sir Peter Lely.

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 work by Hendrick ter Bruggen, 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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