The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Charles II, after Lely
  • After Peter Lely (1618 - 1680)
  • Charles II, after Lely
  • England
  • Last quarter of 17th century or early 18th century
  • Miniature
  • Painted on vellum
  • Image size: 8.2 x 6.7 cm
    Border size: 9 x 7.3 cm
    Overall size: 9.3 x 7.3 cm, with hook
  • M109
  • Boudoir Cabinet
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • This miniature is a copy of the portrait by Lely painted c.1672 and now in Euston; the differences in detail suggest that this painting may have been based on one of the many versions of the orginal Lely.