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An Angel carrying the Spirit of a Child to Paradise, The Rev. Matthew Peters, R.A., (1742-1814).

Oil on canvas, 198.1cm by 144.8cm.

Matthew Peters was an English portrait and genre painter, who became a clergyman and chaplain to George IV. He also painted religious works. In this painting the angel represents Mary Isabella Somerset, daughter of the Duke of Beaufort and wife of Charles, 4th Duke of Rutland and Peters’ patron, and the child represents Charlotte, daughter of Thomas, Ist Baron Dundas.



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