23 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
Portrait of a lady, three-quarter-length, in a brown dress with a blue wrap, seated in an extensive wooded landscape
oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (129 x 103 cm.)
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The stock pose of the sitter in the present portrait derives from Lely's portrait of Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, of c.1673-4 (Getty Museum, Los Angeles).
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