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

Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, wearing a brown cloak with a white lace collar, feigned oval

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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680)
Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, wearing a brown cloak with a white lace collar, feigned oval
with inscription 'This Portrait by Lely is presumed to be the Father/of Sarah Jennings Duchess of Marlborough whose portrait/by Kneller at Stowe it so much resembles - /upon the old stretcher now in my possession is/written/Mr. Jennings/Mote Phem.../Shaftsbury/Dorset/Frances Blackburn-/1846-' (on an old label on the reverse)
oil on canvas, unframed
29¾ x 24¾ in. (75.5 x 62.8 cm.)
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