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Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest, Westphalia 1618-1680 London)
Property of the Muskegon Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest, Westphalia 1618-1680 London)

Portrait of the Duchess of Bedford (1615-1684)

Details
Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest, Westphalia 1618-1680 London)
Portrait of the Duchess of Bedford (1615-1684)
oil on canvas
49½ x 40 in. (125.7 x 101.6 cm.)
Provenance
Miss Freeman, Kensington, London.
with Arthur Tooth & Son, London
with American Art Galleries, New York.
with Moulton and Ricketts, Chicago; Anderson Galleries, New York, 28 January 1916, lot 329 ($575), where acquired in 1916 by
The Muskegon Museum of Art.
Literature
Fine Art Journal, October 1912, p. 652, as Sir Peter Lely.
Aesthetics, IV, 3-4, April-July 1916, p. 29, as Sir Peter Lely.
F.N. Levy, ed., American Art Annual, XIII, 1916, p. 153, as Sir Peter Lely.
R. Shoolman and C.E. Slatkin, Enjoyment of Art in America, Philadelphia, 1942, p. 586, as Sir Peter Lely.
R.B. Beckett, Lely, London, 1951, p. 37, no. 37A, as Sir Peter Lely.
S.R. Howart et al., European Painting, Muskegon, 1981, p. 18, as Sir Peter Lely.
Exhibited
Muskegon Museum of Art, European Paintings, 23 February-16 March 1982, as Sir Peter Lely.
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Art of the Baroque, 3 October-28 November 1982, as Sir Peter Lely.
Muskegon Museum of Art, Exploring Ourselves: Portraits in Art, 12 February-9 April 1995, as Sir Peter Lely.
Muskegon Museum of Art, Baroque & Rococo Prints from the Permanent Collection, 10 April-24 July 2004, as Sir Peter Lely.

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