soldportrait of lady shepherd c 1675 follower of lely

SOLD....Portrait of Lady Shepherd c. 1675; Follower of Lely



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Oil on canvas in good quality carved and giltwood period frame.
A charming painting of a young woman, (possibly Lady Shepherd), typical of its period, by an artist strongly influenced by Lely.
Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680) was the dominant Court and Society portraitist of the reign of Charles ll. He was made Principal Painter to the King in 1661, and knighted in 1680.
His influence on the portraiture of the period was immense.
SIZE: 38 x 33 inches inc. frame
PROVENANCE: An Oxfordshire Private Collection.
Verso: an old label 'Lady Shepherd'.
Internal Ref: 8423

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