21 June 2004
CIRCLE OF SIR PETER LELY (1618-1680)
PORTRAIT OF JANE MYDDELTON, SMALL THREE-QUARTER-LENGTH IN A BLUE DRESS
Inscribed 'Miss F.M. Biddulph to be bought at sale 1887' on the reverse
Oil on canvas
11 x 8 in. (28 x 20 cm.)
In a pierced and carved giltwood frame
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The original full-size painting is in the Royal Collection.
The sitter was the daughter of John Trevor of Brynkinalt; she married Sir Thomas Myddelton, 1st. Bt. (1624-1663) as his second wife and they had one son, Thomas (1663-1696).
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