Sir Peter Lely
by Arnold de Jode, published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, circa 1666
14 1/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. (360 mm x 285 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
- Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Sitter in 19 portraits, Artist associated with 841 portraits.
- Arnold de Jode (circa 1638-1667), Engraver. Artist associated with 8 portraits.
- Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 841 portraits, Sitter in 19 portraits.
- Richard Tompson (died 1693), Publisher, printseller, auctioneer and dealer. Artist associated with 116 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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