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Title:

Portrait of a Lady; probably Mary Parsons, later Mrs Draper

Maker:

Lely, Peter; painter; British artist, 1618-1680

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1665

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 126.1, cm
width, 101.6, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1941; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

(?) With Henry Graves & Co., London; coll. Charles Heath Warner, of London, sold Christie's, 28 November 1879 (143), bt. Chalkley; anon. sale, Sotheby's, 23 April 1941 (164), bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Inscription(s):

label; verso, stretcher; MS; WO/10200
stencil; verso, stretcher; 3 I L; refers to coll. Charles Heath Warner, of Finsbury Square, sold Christie's, 28 November 1879; out of 182 pictures, only lot 143 & 144 were att. to Lely. Lot 143 was described as Portrait of a Lady, bt. Chalkley for 15/-; lot 144 described as Lady Ann Franklin, bt. Martin Colnaghi for 23 1/2 gns.
label; verso, stretcher; printed, with MS addition; of Henry Graves & Co., 6 Pall Mall, (with MS number) 2(?)876

Documentation:

Winter, Carl. 1958. The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey.London: Trianon Press
pl. 71

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 154
pl. 4

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1942. Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Thirty-third Annual Report, for the Year 1941.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 3
reproduced

Settle, Alison. 1948. English Fashion.p. 24
reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: 2442
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3584; input: 2000-04-03; modified: 2010-01-19)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 702002)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3584





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