Fine Paintings | 28 November 2017
Follower of Sir Peter Lely (British 1618-1680) - Portrait of a lady in a satin dress
Sold for £8000
Follower of Sir Peter Lely (British 1618-1680)
Portrait of a lady in a satin dress
Oil on canvas
Bears signature ‘Sr. Peter Lilly Kn’ lower right
122 x 100cm ( 48 x 39 3/8in.)
Please Note: The catalogue description has been amended to 'Attributed to Peter Lely'. As catalogued, it bears signature 'Sir. Peter Lilly Kn' lower right and an additional monogram 'P.L.' centre right.
The canvas has been relined. There is craquelure throughout, particularly to the blue pigment which is also wearing thin. There is a cross-shaped repaired tear to the upper left quadrant running into the sitter's shoulder with associated flaking and retouching. There are several further isolated patches of flaking throughout. Ultraviolet light reveals retouching throughout and a cloudy masking varnish.
Tuesday 28 November 2017, 10.00am
Sunday 26 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 27 November
9am - 5.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am