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Lot 0073
School of Sir Peter Lely
(British, 1618-1680)

"Portrait of a Lady, Possibly Elizabeth Cromwell Southwell", ca. 1800

oil on canvas
faint monogram lower left, old auction stencil en verso stretcher.
Presented in an elaborate antique and carved giltwood frame.
50" x 40-1/2", framed 62-1/2" x 53"

Condition

Evidence of several campaigns of past restoration. Painting was relined some time ago. Extensive inpainting throughout, mostly to strengthen folds, shadows and outlines. Difficult for UV light to completely penetrate varnish layer of background. Scattered craquelure. Layer of surface soiling.

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School of Sir Peter Lely (British, 1618-1680)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000Apr 21, 2018