Biography of Peter Lely

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On 14 Sep 1618 Peter Lely was bornPieter van der Faes to Dutch parents in Soest.

Around 1641 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale.

Around 1641 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.

Around 1643 Peter LelyArrived in City of London.

Around 1647 Peter Lely. Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde.

Around 1647 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688.

Around 1647 Studio of Peter Lely. Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.

Around 1647 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.

Around 1648 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale.

Around 1648 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.

Around 1650 Peter Lely. Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich.

Around 1650 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672.

Around 1655 Peter Lely. Portrait of (probably) Anne Percy 2nd Countess Chesterfield. A three quarter-length portrait of a young woman, seated, looking slightly to the left, her right hand on the head of a sculptured dolphin-fountain and wearing a grey dress, with an old-gold mantle against a foliage background.

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of (probably) Anne Percy 2nd Countess Chesterfield 1635-1654.A three quarter-length portrait of a young woman, seated, looking slightly to the left, her right hand on the head of a sculptured dolphin-fountain and wearing a grey dress, with an old-gold mantle against a foliage background.

Around 1655 Peter Lely. Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell.

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720.

Around 1658 Peter Lely. Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland.

Around 1658 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670.

Around 1658 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anne St John Countess Rochester.

Around 1658 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne St John Countess Rochester 1614-1696.

Around 1660 Peter Lely. Portrait of George Booth 1st Baron Delamer.

Around 1660 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Booth 1st Baron Delamer 1622-1684.

In 1660 Peter Lely was appointed Principal Painter In Ordinary with a stipend of £200 per year. .

Around 1661 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England.

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1661 Peter Lely. Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662 Peter Lely. Portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames Duchess Orléans.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames Duchess Orléans 1644-1670.

Around 1662 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.

Around 1662 Peter Lely. Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1663 Peter Lely. Portrait of Eleanor Needham Baroness Byron depicted as Saint Catherine of Alexandria in a guise probably intended to flatter Charles II's Queen, Catherine of Braganza. Accordingly she carries the martyr's palm branch and leans upon a wheel. The sitter looks to two putti in the upper left, one of whom holds a wreath of bay leaves above her head. She is wearing a copper-red dress with a richly decorated blue mantle about her arms.

Around 1663 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Eleanor Needham Baroness Byron 1627-1664 depicted as Saint Catherine of Alexandria in a guise probably intended to flatter Charles II's Queen, Catherine of Braganza.Accordingly she carries the martyr's palm branch and leans upon a wheel.The sitter looks to two putti in the upper left, one of whom holds a wreath of bay leaves above her head.She is wearing a copper-red dress with a richly decorated blue mantle about her arms.

Around 1664 Peter Lely. Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691.

Around 1664 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

Around 1664 Peter Lely. Portrait of Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester 1602-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Catherine Braganza Queen Consort England.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Catherine Braganza Queen Consort England 1638-1705.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Mary Fane Countess Exeter.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary Fane Countess Exeter 1639-1681.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of James II King England and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James II King England and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough. One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of Henrietta Boyle Countess Rochester. One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Henrietta Boyle Countess Rochester.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale. One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682.One of the Windsor Beauties.

In 1666 Peter Lely. Portrait of Heneage Finch 1st Earl Nottingham.

In 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Heneage Finch 1st Earl Nottingham 1621-1682.

Around 1666 Peter Lely. Portrait of Lucy Loftus.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Lucy Loftus.

Around 1666 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Around 1668 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1668 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.

Around 1670 Peter Lely. Portrait of Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend 1630-1687.

Around 1672 Peter Lely. Portrait of Thomas Clifford 1st Baron Clifford Chudleigh.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Thomas Clifford 1st Baron Clifford Chudleigh 1630-1673.

Around 1672 Peter Lely. Postumous portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames Duchess OrléansCommissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland and presented by him in the Council ChamberWhere it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke BedfordWho had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680.Postumous portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames Duchess Orléans 1644-1670Commissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland and presented by him in the Council ChamberWhere it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700Who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1672 Peter Lely. Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670.

Around 1673 Peter Lely. Portrait of Charles Killigrew.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Charles Killigrew 1655-1725.

Around 1673 Peter Lely. Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1673 Peter Lely. Portrait of Margaret "Peg" Hughes.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Margaret "Peg" Hughes 1630-1719.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely. Portrait of James II King England wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James II King England wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely. Portrait of Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674.

Around 1674 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Lennard 3rd Countess Meath.

Around 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Lennard 3rd Countess Meath 1644-1701.

Around 1675 Peter Lely. Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke Buckingham wearing his Garter Collar.

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke Buckingham 1628-1687 wearing his Garter Collar.

Around 1675 Peter Lely. Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford.

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719.

Around 1675 Peter Lely. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale.

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698.

Around 1675 Peter Lely. Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham.

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684.

In 1676 Willem WissingMoved to London where he studied under Peter Lely.

Around 1676 Peter Lely. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1676 Peter Lely. Portrait of Mary Stewart II Queen England.

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary Stewart II Queen England.

Around 1678 Peter Lely. Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1678 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

Around 1678 Peter Lely. Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde in his Garter Robes.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 in his Garter Robes.

Around 1678 Peter Lely. Portrait of Francis Beckford.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Francis Beckford.

Around 1678 Peter Lely. Portrait of Frances Savile.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Frances Savile 1658-1695.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Frances Hales Countess Lichfield.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Frances Hales Countess Lichfield -1769.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Anne Capell 3rd Countess Carlisle.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne Capell 3rd Countess Carlisle 1674-1752.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester 1647-1680.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670 in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Malet Countess Rochester.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Malet Countess Rochester 1651-1681.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Elizabeth Egerton Countess Leicester.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Egerton Countess Leicester 1653-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford 1580-1627.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley 1643-1675.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford and Diana Kirke Countess Oxford.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703 and Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719.

On 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely died.

In 1687 Studio of Peter Lely. Portrait of Mary Modena.

In 1687 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary Modena.

Peter Lely.