Merry Company

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Domestic interior with a violinist seated to the right, playing for two serving girls, one standing behind him, leaning forward with a glass held in her hand, the other standing to the left holding out a pewter tankard. There is a lute suspended from a hook on the wall to the far left, above a wooden chair with a tapestry cushion. There is a shadowy interior in the background to the right.

Merry Company




oil on canvas


H 52.2 x W 42 cm

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purchased from Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd, 1926

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