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Farmyard Poultry with other Fowl and Birds in a Park Setting, by Peter Paillou Sen. (c.1720-c.1790).

Oil on canvas, 99cm by 123cm. Signed: P.PAILLOU/1754.

Peter Paillou was a British artist best known for his paintings of birds, many of which were used as book illustrations.

The painting was part of a substantial bequest from Lord and Lady Newlands to William, 5th Marquess of Exeter (1876-1956).

Lady Newlands was his aunt; a daughter of the 3rd Marquess and Marchioness of Exeter.


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