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King James II
by Sir Peter Lely Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, circa 1665-1670
20 1/4 in. x 17 3/4 in. (514 mm x 451 mm)
- King James II (1633-1701), Reigned 1685-88. Sitter associated with 132 portraits.
- Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 841 portraits, Sitter in 19 portraits.
An unfinished sketch, almost certainly from life.
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