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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    FOLLOWER OF SIR PETER LELY

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    FOLLOWER OF SIR PETER LELY
    Portrait of Nell Gwyn (1650-1687), bust-length, in a white dress and blue wrap, wearing pearls
    inscribed 'Mrs. Eleanor Gwin [sic]' (centre left)
    oil on canvas, oval
    31 x 21¼ in. (79 x 54 cm.)


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    Provenance

    By repute, the Collection of the Rt. Hon. Lord Saltoun (according to a paper label on the reverse).
    Christie's London, 13 October 1950, lot 23.