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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680)

Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Sir Robert Filmer (d.1653), bust-length, in a brown cloak, feigned oval

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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680)
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Sir Robert Filmer (d.1653), bust-length, in a brown cloak, feigned oval
inscribed 'Sir Robert Filmer' (on a label on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.3 x 63.4 cm.)
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Lot Essay

The sitter was a political writer who was imprisoned in Leeds Castle, Kent in 1644. His manifestos such as 'Patriarcha, or the Natural Power of Kings asserted' (published 1680) were heavily criticised by Locke.
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