Oil on canvas. Signed lower right: Louis Vagnier f Turin.
The painting was one of two by the artist, purchased by the 5th Earl of Exeter whilst on the Grand Tour, (see Pic 532) and appears in the 1688 Burghley Inventory. In the 1763 Inventory, the 9th Earl records: “the North dressing room….two flower pieces by Louis Vagneer of Turrin” (sic). See PIC532.