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17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of  Sir Peter Lely
17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of  Sir Peter Lely
17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of  Sir Peter Lely
17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of  Sir Peter Lely
17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of  Sir Peter Lely

17th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman,follower of Sir Peter Lely

Regular price £2,500.00 Sale

17th century follower peter lely  head and shoulders portrait of a gentleman

wearing a white powdered wig. The gentleman in question , is as yet  unknown, but certainly has the look of an aristocrat. oil on canvas, housed in later gilt frame
The painting is 57cm by 44cm (17½ x 22¼ inches high) whilst overall is 58½ x 71 cm (23 x 28 inches high)
The condition overall is very good having been relined and cleaned. There is some cracquelure throughout
and some areas of retouching a few minor abrasions and losses to the background
mainly edges by frame non of which detract from this fine piece. 
                         Peter Lely (1618-1680)
Peter Lely was a Dutch painter who spent most of his career in England as a portrait painter to the court.
Lely's portraits were well received, and he succeeded Anthony van Dyck as the most fashionable portrait artist in England. 
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