Portrait of a Lady (called ‘Mrs Walkey of Alphington’)

Description
This image is derived from two of Peter Lely’s most celebrated court paintings, Louise de Kéroualle as a Shepherdess and Mary of Modena, Duchess of York. Mrs. Walkey, though represented in the guise of a shepherdess, like Louise de Kéroualle, here caresses a dog rather than a sheep.
Accession Loan No.
46/1925/709
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Portrait of a Lady (called ‘Mrs Walkey of Alphington’)
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Portrait of a Lady (called ‘Mrs Walkey of Alphington’)
Dimensions
stretcher H 1221 mm; stretcher length 951 mm; frame H 1371 mm; frame length 1106 mm
Production Person Surname
Beale ; Lely; Kerseboom
Production Person Initials
Mary attributed to; Peter circle of; Frederic previously attributed to
Period Classification
Charles II (1660-1685)
Production Date
c 1678
Production Year Low
1675
Production Year High
1680
Production Country
United Kingdom: England; England; England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
144/2199; CECIL ROOM; S Coombes, 175 Strand WC2

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