Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 6: Jan Van Der Vaardt’s Trompe l’oeil Violin
There are certain artworks that we feel an emotional connection to and to which we return again and again. Among the many such beloved pictures at Chatsworth, one in particular stands out: Jan Van Der Vaardt’s Trompe l’oeil Violin. Episode 6 reveals the mysterious history of this all-time favourite.
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