Lot 333
  • 333

Studio of Sir Peter Lely 1618-1680

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
6,480 GBP
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Description

  • Sir Peter Lely
  • Portrait of Maria, Lady Broke, daughter of Sir John Packington and Lady Kellie
  • Inscribed u.l. with the identity of the sitter
  • Oil on canvas, in a carved wood frame
Half length, wearing a blue dress, right arm resting on a scarlet cushion

Literature

Probably 1801 Inventory, no 28: 'Portrait of Lady Broke';
1914 Inventory, p.16 

Catalogue Note

The sitter was the daughter of Sir John Packington, Bt., of Westwood, Worcestershire, and his wife.  In 1620 she married Sir Richard Broke, Master of Ceremonies to King James I.
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