Giuseppe Mazzolini – 19th century Oil on Canvas in the collection of Anthony J Sargeant

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Tony Sargeant bought this many years ago in a provincial auction. In an ornate carved giltwood frame it was titled – “Cherubs playing in a landscape”. It amused at the time – But What is going on? Thinking now of de-acquisitioning – perhaps through Bonhams.

Cats – who understands them?

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Perched on the back of the sofa and looking very furry – this is Shorty. An ‘inheritance’ of Anthony J Sargeant from his daughter when she moved out from the family home into a flat and could not take ‘her’ pet with her. Thanks for that Lucy! But other parents will recognise the syndrome and sympathize.

via ‘Shorty’ the cat who condescends to live in the home of Anthony J Sargeant — tonysargeantshropshire