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334

Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Portrait of Princess Isabella Stuart (1676–1681), full-length, seated beside a lamb, in a wooded landscape

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

The Property of a Private Collector

Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Portrait of Princess Isabella Stuart (1676–1681), full-length, seated beside a lamb, in a wooded landscape

Portrait of Princess Isabella Stuart (1676–1681), full-length, seated beside a lamb, in a wooded landscape

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,040

GBP

The Property of a Private Collector

Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Soest 1618 - 1680 London

Portrait of Princess Isabella Stuart (1676–1681), full-length, seated beside a lamb, in a wooded landscape


oil on canvas

unframed: 83.6 x 75.2 cm.; 33 x 29⅝ in.

framed: 104.2 x 97 cm.; 41 x 38¼ in.

The canvas is lined, the paint surface is slightly dirty and the varnish is slightly discoloured. There is a slight degree or wear visible throughout. Inspection under ultraviolet light is impeded by a thick, milky varnish but it appears to reveal very little intervention. The painting appears in overall good condition. 


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Lady Frances Vyvyan, 9A Albany, Piccadilly, London;
Her sale, London, Christie's, 23 June 1950, lot 15, for £16.16.0. to Rubin;
In the collection of the present owner for nearly a decade.

A studio version of the painting by Lely in the Royal Collection.Princess Isabella was born on 28 August 1676, the daughter of King James II and his wife Mary of Modena, and died young in 1681. Here she is shown around the age of one.


1 https://www.rct.uk/collection/401249/princess-isabella-1676-81