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Two Putti with Flowers

Photo credit: Kinloch Castle, Rum (Scottish Natural Heritage)

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Although displayed on a wall, this oil depicting two winged cherubs each holding a posy of flowers is intended to be mounted on a ceiling. No artist’s name or date is apparent. Painted on a circular two-piece wood panel, mounted in a carved circular gilt border, the work is set in a dark wood square frame. The painting is a 'feigned tondo', a fake circular work of art masquerading as a copy of a famous picture which in reality never existed.

Kinloch Castle, Rum (Scottish Natural Heritage)

Isle of Rum

  • Date

    19th C

  • Medium

    oil on board

  • Measurements

    125 x 125 cm

  • Accession number

    4622

  • Acquisition method

    purchased as part of the Bullough Estate, 1957

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Kinloch Castle, Rum (Scottish Natural Heritage)

Isle of Rum, Highland PH43 4RR Scotland

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