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There seems to be an odd mixture of activities here; some people are farming, while others watch, and mythological figures appear in the background.
The paintings have previously been attributed to the circle of Louis de Caulery, who often depicted aristocratic figures as well as mythological ones, but this cannot be confirmed. The paintings were recorded at Brodsworth Hall in an inventory of 1885.
English Heritage, Brodsworth Hall
The Four Seasons: Summer
oil on copper
H 28.9 x W 38.4 cm
purchased at auction, 2001