Art for Lunch: The Death of Virginia

In this addition of Art for Lunch curator, Sophie Lavoie, discusses the story and mystery surrounding this painting of Death of Virginia in the style of Frencesco de Mura (1696-1782).

 

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Painter Frederick Verner was present in at the signing of the North West Angle treaty, (Treaty 3) in 1873. The sketches he made there were the basis for many of his later paintings.