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Venus and Cupid, in the manner of Peter Oliver, circa 1630.

The woman’s head with long flowing brown hair, the child with fair hair, blue background, gold border, rectangular ground, 4.5cm, rectangular dark-stained fruitwood veneer frame.

Provenance: Elizabeth, Countess of Devonshire, nee Cecil, her will, proved 13th November 1690 (‘A picture of two heads of Venus and Cupid’), by whom given to her daughter, Anne, Countess of Exeter; Thence by descent.


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