Portrait of a Lady, After Sir Peter Lely (1610-1680) Oil Painting 1670
Oil Painting After Sir Peter Lely (1610-1680)
Portrait of a Lady Housed in a Lely gold Leaf Frame.
Peter Lely: In 1647 he became a member of the Painter-Stainers Company and by 1654 was described as "the best artist in England." After the Restoration in 1660 Lely was recognized as Van Dyck's successor as court and society painter; he became Principal Painter to King Charles II in 1661 and was granted naturalization in 1662.