Biography of Peter Lely 1618-1680

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On 14 Sep 1618 Peter Lely 1618-1680 was born Pieter van der Faes to Dutch parents in Soest.

Around 1641 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (22). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (14).

Around 1641 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (22). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (14).

Around 1643 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (24)Arrived in City of London.

Around 1647 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (28). Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 (36).

Around 1647 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680 (28). Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (29) although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.

Around 1647 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680 (28). Portrait of William Cavendish 3rd Earl Devonshire 1617-1684 (29) although the painting says somewhat curiously 2nd Earl Devonshire.

Around 1648 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (29). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (21).

Around 1648 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (29). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (21).

Around 1650 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (31). Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672.

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36). 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 1618-1680 (36). 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 1618-1680 (36). Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (16).

Around 1655 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36). Portrait of Frances Cromwell Baronetess Russell 1638-1720 (16).

Around 1658 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (39). Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670.

Around 1658 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (39). Portrait of Anne St John Countess Rochester 1614-1696.

Around 1660 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42). Portrait of George Booth 1st Baron Delamer 1622-1684.

In 1660 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) was appointed Principal Painter In Ordinary with a stipend of £200 per year.

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42). Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42). Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1661 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42). Portrait of Charles Stewart 6th Duke Lennox in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43). Portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 (17).

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43). Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43). Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43). Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1663 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (44). Portrait of Eleanor Needham Baroness Byron 1627-1664 (35) 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 (44). Portrait of Eleanor Needham Baroness Byron 1627-1664 (35) 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 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (28).

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (28).

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (23) and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (23) and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke SouthamptonAs Madonna and Child.

Around 1664 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45). Portrait of Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester 1602-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Mary Bagot Countess Falmouth.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Catherine Braganza Queen Consort England 1638-1705 (26).

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Catherine Braganza Queen Consort England 1638-1705 (26).

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Mary Fane Countess Exeter 1639-1681.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of James II King England and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of James II King England and Anne Hyde Queen Consort England 1637-1671.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (38).

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (38).

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Henrietta Boyle Countess Rochester.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of Henrietta Boyle Countess Rochester.One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (48).One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (48).One of the Windsor Beauties.

In 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47). Portrait of Heneage Finch 1st Earl Nottingham 1621-1682.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47). Portrait of Lucy Loftus.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47). Portrait of Lucy Loftus.

Around 1666 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (25).

Around 1668 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (49). Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1668 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (49). Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51). Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51). Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell Countess Shrewsbury.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51). Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.

Around 1670 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51). Portrait of Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend 1630-1687.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53). Portrait of Thomas Clifford 1st Baron Clifford Chudleigh 1630-1673.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53).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 1616-1700 (55)Who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53).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 1616-1700 (55)Who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1672 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53). Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Charles Killigrew 1655-1725 (17).

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Charles Killigrew 1655-1725 (17).

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Margaret "Peg" Hughes 1630-1719 (43).

Around 1673 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54). Portrait of Margaret "Peg" Hughes 1630-1719 (43).

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55). Portrait of James II King England wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55). Portrait of James II King England wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 04 Jan 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55). Portrait of Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674.

Around 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55). Portrait of Elizabeth Lennard 3rd Countess Meath 1644-1701 (30).

Around 1674 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55). Portrait of Elizabeth Lennard 3rd Countess Meath 1644-1701 (30).

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke Buckingham 1628-1687 (47) wearing his Garter Collar.

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (1).

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (1).

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (58) and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (48).

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (58) and Elizabeth Murray Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (48).

Around 1675 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56). Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684.

In 1676 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (20)Moved to London where he studied under Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57).

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57). Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (58) wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57). Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (58) wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57). Portrait of Mary Stewart II Queen England.

Around 1676 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57). Portrait of Mary Stewart II Queen England.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Charles II King Scotland in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 (67) in his Garter Robes.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Francis Beckford.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Francis Beckford.

Around 1678 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59). Portrait of Frances Savile 1658-1695.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (7).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (7).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (31).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734 (31).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Frances Hales Countess Lichfield 1697-1769 (-16).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Anne Capell 3rd Countess Carlisle 1674-1752.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester 1647-1680.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester 1647-1680.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (64) wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (64) wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670 in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670 in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Elizabeth Malet Countess Rochester 1651-1681 (29).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Elizabeth Malet Countess Rochester 1651-1681 (29).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Elizabeth Egerton Countess Leicester 1653-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (62).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (62).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford 1580-1627.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (40).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (40).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley of Appuldurcombe 1643-1675.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley of Appuldurcombe 1643-1675.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703 (53) and Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (7).

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62). Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703 (53) and Diana Kirke Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (7).

On 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62) died.

In 1687 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (28).

In 1687 Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary of Modena Queen Consort England, Scotland and Ireland 1658-1718 (28).

Peter Lely 1618-1680