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Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
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Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)

Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza (1638-1705), three-quarter-length in a gold dress with a dark grey overcoat decorated with pearls, seated in an open armchair by a table with a crown

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Studio of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
Portrait of Queen Catherine of Braganza (1638-1705), three-quarter-length in a gold dress with a dark grey overcoat decorated with pearls, seated in an open armchair by a table with a crown
oil on canvas
49 x 39 ¼ in. (125 x 100 cm.)
in a Maratta frame
Provenance
The collection of the Earl of Kinnoull, Dalhousie Castle and Dupplin Castle, Perth.
With Scott & Fowles, New York.
Alfred H. Mulliken (1852-1931), until sold Anderson Galleries, New York, 13 April 1933, lot 145.
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Lot Essay

The present lot relates to a portrait painted by Lely circa 1666, originally in the collection of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon.

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