Sir Peter Lely

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Sir Peter Lely
1618-1680
Portrait of a Man
Pen and dark brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor, over black chalk, on paper.
8 1/4 x 7 inches (210 x 178 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 202
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Inscribed on verso, "P.P. Lelly by himself" and "Waller".

Provenance: 
Unidentified collector (stamp "EB" at left; Lugt 827); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Bibliography: 

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 202.

Associated names: 

Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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