Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Sir Peter Lely 1618-1680 late 1670s

Willem Wissing (1656 -1687)

Portrait of Sir Peter Lely 1618-1680, Willem Wissing
Oil on canvas
17th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
Wissing arrived in London from The Hague in 1676, when he became an assistant in Lely's studio. He remained there up to Lely''s death in 1680, after which he was employed in completing Lely's unfinished works.
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