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SA740171

Portrait Of A Fine Young Lady In Pearl Earings - Oil Painting 17th Century

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Rayner Fine Art

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Description

PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG ARISTOCRATIC LADY WITH PEARL EARINGS
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17TH CENTURY OIL ON CANVAS CIRCA 1670
INDISTINCTLY INSCRIBED AND DATED 16..?
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STYLE OR STUDIO OF
SIR PETER LELY
1618 – 1680
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INSCRIBED
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Framed size 34.5 x 30 inches
Canvas size 29 x 24 inches
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This is a 17th century portrait of a fine looking young aristocratic lady in the style of Sir Peter Lely.
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Lely was born in Holland but spent his career as a highly successful portraitist in England. He became the dominant portrait painter to the court.
Lely moved to England after the death of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, and quickly became the official painter of the English court. There was a great demand for Lely's portraiture he could only satisfy this demand by allowing some of his paintings being partially completed by his studio assistants.
He died in 1680 while working in his studio in Covent Garden.
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Lely’s works are in the collections of the:
Louvre Museum in Paris,
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York,
Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
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Presented in good cleaned and relined condition.
Frame in good condition commensurate with its age.
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Internal Ref: 91616



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 17th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 88 cm (34.6")
Width = 76 cm (29.9")
Depth = 7 cm (2.8")


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Rayner Fine Art
Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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