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A Rose and Glass, Hermann van der Mijn (1684-1741).

Oil on canvas, 74cm by 61cm. Signed l.r.: H. van der Myn.1730./august 31, and incised on the foot of the glass, “un verre d’amitie“.

The painting was acquired by the 8th Earl of Exeter by 1738. It was subsequently sold in 1888 when it was bought by Lord Newlands who was married to a daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Exeter. He bequeathed the painting, together with several others bought at the sale, to the 5th Marquess in 1933. It is recorded with its pendant PIC 151 in the 1763 Inventory: “a picture of dead game with Ld. Exeters favourite dog Diddle, its companion a Rose and glass by Vandermin.”




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