• Old Masters & 19th Century Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5859

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art

    28 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)

    Portrait of King Charles II (1638-1685), three-quarter length, in Garter robes and wearing the Order of the Garter

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
    Portrait of King Charles II (1638-1685), three-quarter length, in Garter robes and wearing the Order of the Garter
    oil on canvas
    50 x 40¼ in. (127 x 102.3 cm)


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    The present portrait relates to a three-quarter-length portrait of which there are several versions, eg. in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, with variations, such as a column in the background.

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    Provenance

    J. Diston of Woodcote.
    Lady Caroline Feilden, The Old Vicarage, Sheering, Hertfordshire.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 1983, lot 95.