Oil painting on panel (with red wax armorial seal with single mullet in circle), A Group of Children teasing a Dog with a Cat by Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c.1610 – Haarlem 1668), circa 1627-28. The dating of about 1627-28 by Denis P Welles puts it as one of Molenaers earliest works.
The Earl of Enniskillen, Florence Court, inventory no.51; removed from Florence Court by the 6th Earl & Countess in 1973; posthumous inventory of the effects of Nancy, Css. of Enniskillen at Kinloch House, Amulree, Perthshire, 22 Dec. 1998,The Drawing Room, no.635; purchased by the National Trust in 1999 by Private Treaty sale
Florence Court, The Enniskillen Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: 20th-century paper label inscribed: 2 Pictures/Between Harp/+Devil(?)
Makers and roles
Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c.1610 – Haarlem 1668), artist