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    Sale 7714

    Old Master & British Pictures

    24 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)

    Portrait of a lady, possibly Laetitia Cheke, half-length, in brown, in a sculpted cartouche

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    Estimate

    Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
    Portrait of a lady, possibly Laetitia Cheke, half-length, in brown, in a sculpted cartouche
    signed 'PLely.' ('PL' in monogram, lower left)
    oil on canvas
    29½ x 25 in. (75 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Earls of Suffolk and Berkshire, Charlton Park, Wiltshire.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 19 February 1986, lot 260, as 'Portrait of a lady'.
    Sir John Gielgud, South Pavilion, Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire; (+) Sotheby's, London, 5 April 2001, lot 198, as 'Portrait of a lady, probably Laetitia Cheke'.