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Lot 0062

School of Peter Lely (English, 1618-1680). Oil on canvas, housed in original gilt frame. A seated portrait of Sir Thomas Crew with a Baron coronet vignette in the upper right corner, unsigned; 49 x 39 in. (canvas size).

This portrait is listed in the Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. catalogue of American and European Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, March 7, 1981, as lot 149. The lot is accompanied by this catalogue as well as the purchase receipt. 


Old relining. Old craquelure, now stable, but there are a couple of small paint chips on the sitter's face. The in-painting is fairly extensive in the background, on the sitter's dress, and there are also multiple spots on his face and hands.

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School of Peter Lely, Portrait of Sir Thomas Crew,

Estimate $4,000 - $7,000Mar 10, 2018
Cincinnati, OH, USA