By using this site you accept the
terms of our Cookie Policy

You are in: Support Us > Browse Acquisitions

[Back to results screen]

This full record display is using an old version of our collections database until it has been reconfigured to work with our new Collections Explorer.
In the meantime, if the record has been edited recently, the version you see here may contain out of date information. To be sure of finding the most up-to-date records please run the search again in Collections Explorer. This is a temporary measure, in place only whilst the new system is being developed, and we apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any questions about the data in this record please contact the Documentation Office

Portrait of a Lady; probably Mary Parsons, later Mrs Draper

Lely, Peter (painter)


     This image represents a 6 ft (1.8 m) tall person This image represents the relative size of the object [explain]

Click on image(s) for larger view

Title/s

Portrait of a Lady; probably Mary Parsons, later Mrs Draper

Maker/s

Lely, Peter (painter) [ULAN info: British artist, 1618-1680]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

British

Technique Description

oil on canvas

Dimensions

height: 126.1 cm
width: 101.6 cm

Date

circa 1665

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1941 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

(?) With Henry Graves & Co., London; coll. Charles Heath Warner, of London, sold Christie's, 28 November 1879 (143), bt. Chalkley; anon. sale, Sotheby's, 23 April 1941 (164), bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. label
    Position: verso, stretcher
    Method: MS
    Content: WO/10200
    Interpretation:
  2. stencil
    Position: verso, stretcher
    Method:
    Content: 3 I L
    Interpretation: refers to coll. Charles Heath Warner, of Finsbury Square, sold Christie's, 28 November 1879; out of 182 pictures, only lot 143 & 144 were att. to Lely. Lot 143 was described as Portrait of a Lady, bt. Chalkley for 15/-; lot 144 described as Lady Ann Franklin, bt. Martin Colnaghi for 23 1/2 gns.
  3. label
    Position: verso, stretcher
    Method: printed, with MS addition
    Content: of Henry Graves & Co., 6 Pall Mall, (with MS number) 2(?)876

Documentation

  1. (1942) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Thirty-third Annual Report, for the Year 1941, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 3]
    [comments: reproduced]
  2. Settle, Alison (1948) English Fashion, [page: 24]
    [comments: reproduced (colour)]
  3. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press
    [comments: pl. 71]
  4. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 154]
    [comments: pl. 4]

Accession Number

2442 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 3584; Input Date: 2000-04-03 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Image/s

[back to top]