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Detail from Vermeer's Music Lesson
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CHARLES WILD (1781-1835)

Carlton House: The Blue Velvet Room

RCIN 922184

This room displayed the individual masterpieces of George IV's Dutch collection: Rembrandt's Shipbuilder and his Wife (rcin 405533); Aelbert Cuyp's Passage Boat (rcin 405344) and Jan Both's St Philip Baptising the Eunuch (rcin 405544); these three paintings cost George IV a combined total of 7,700 guineas.

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