London, South Kensington
28 October 2009
Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618-1680 London)
Portrait of King Charles II (1638-1685), three-quarter length, in Garter robes and wearing the Order of the Garter
oil on canvas
50 x 40¼ in. (127 x 102.3 cm)
J. Diston of Woodcote.
Lady Caroline Feilden, The Old Vicarage, Sheering, Hertfordshire.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 1983, lot 95.
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The present portrait relates to a three-quarter-length portrait of which there are several versions, eg. in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, with variations, such as a column in the background.
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