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A Still Life of Flowers and Guinea Pigs, by Louis Vagnier.

Oil on canvas, 126 x 100.5cm. Signed lower left: Louis Vagnier f Turin.

The painting was one of two by the artist (see PIC515) purchased by the 5th Earl of Exeter whilst on the Grand Tour and appears in the 1688 Burghley Inventory. In the 1763 Inventory the 9th Earl recorded: “the North dressing room … two flower pieces by Louis Vagneer of Turrin.” (Sic).

REFERENCE: PIC532

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