|Portrait of Mary and George Michael Moser with a dog, oil on canvas, by Carl Marcus Tuscher, c.1741-43, in a gilt frame with moulded decoration.
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|This portait depicts George Michael Moser and his wife in a formal garden with mature trees, set with statuary, including a bust, and stone seating. The male figure is depicted on the left hand side of the painting, standing and leaning on the stone ledge. He wears a blue gown, known as a banyan, lined in pink. The female figure is seated, and wears a fine silk dress trimmed with blue silk bows, a lace cap also trimmed with blue, and a lace fichu or kerchief around her neck. She holds a book and a rose. There is a basket of fruit beside her on the stone bench, and a greyhound.