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Watson and the Shark John Singleton Copley
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Watson and the Shark (46.310) — John Singleton Copley

Virgin of the Rose Garden
Virgin of the Rose Garden

Photo ©2017, Detroit Institute of Arts

Virgin of the Rose Garden

Master of the St. Lucy Legend(Flemish)

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“The figures' expressions are so sublime. I love the detail of the garden and how it contrasts with the view of Bruges in the background. ”

Ira Firestone, Volunteer

Oil on oak panel
31 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (79.1 x 60.0 cm) Framed: 38 1/8 x 31 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 97 x 80.3 x 8.9 cm)
European Painting
Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession No.
[?] Bruges, Sinai (convent of Poor Clares) and possibly commissioned for this religious establishment by Louis de Gruuthuse (see Roberts, 1998); [?] auction by order of the Holy Roman Emperor, Joseph II, 1785, lot 4111, bought by Berthels for 2 florins; England, John Berthels (dealer) 1785; Brussels, Collection Weber, 1919; Brussels, Collection Van der Hoop, 1923; Amsterdam, auction (F. Muller) 13 July 1926, lot; Amsterdam, Galerie D. A. Hoogendijk (1926);
oak, oil, paint, panel, religion, wood
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