BIOGRAPHY OF PETER LELY 1618-1680

EVENTS

On 14 Sep 1618 Peter Lely 1618-1680 was born Pieter van der Faes to Dutch parents in Soest, Westphalia.

Around 1641. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (22) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray 1st Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (14) .

Around 1643 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (24) arrived in City of London.

Around 1647. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (28) . Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 (36) .

Around 1648. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (29) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray 1st Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (21) .

Around 1650. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (31) . Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 (24) .

Around 1655. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of Frances Cromwell 1638-1720 (17) .

Around 1655. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (36) . Portrait of (probably) Anne Percy 2nd Countess Chesterfield 1635-1654. A three quarter-length portrait of a young woman, seated, looking slightly to the left, her right hand on the head of a sculptured dolphin-fountain and wearing a grey dress, with an old-gold mantle against a foliage background.

Around 1658. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (39) . Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670 (13) .

Around 1658. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (39) . Portrait of Anne St John 1614-1696 (43) .

In 1660 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (41) was appointed Principal Painter In Ordinary with a stipend of £200 per year.

Around 1660. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (41) . Portrait of George Booth 1st Baron Delamer 1622-1684 (37) .

Around 1661. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) . Portrait of Charles Lennox 3rd Duke Richmond 1735-1806 in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1661. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (42) . Portrait of Anne Hyde 1637-1671 (23) .

Around 1662. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43) . Portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames I Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 (17) .

Around 1662. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43) . Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley 1646-1690 (16) .

Around 1662. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43) . Portrait of Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich 1625-1672 (36) in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1662. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (43) . Portrait of Anne Hyde 1637-1671 (24) .

Around 1663. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (44) . Portrait of Eleanor Needham 1627-1664 (36) depicted as Saint Catherine of Alexandria in a guise probably intended to flatter Charles II's Queen, Catherine of Braganza. Accordingly she carries the martyr's palm branch and leans upon a wheel. The sitter looks to two putti in the upper left, one of whom holds a wreath of bay leaves above her head. She is wearing a copper-red dress with a richly decorated blue mantle about her arms.

Around 1664. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45) . Portrait of Eizabeth Alington 2nd Baroness Seymour Trowbridge 1635-1691 (28) .

Around 1664. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45) . Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (23) and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton, 2nd Duke Cleveland 1662-1730 (1) as Madonna and Child.

Around 1664. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (45) . Portrait of Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Manchester 1602-1671 (62) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Mary Bagot 1645-1679 (20) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Catherine Braganza Queen Consort England.

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Mary Fane 1639-1681 (26) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Aubrey Vere 20th Earl Oxford 1627-1703 (37) and Diana Kirke 20th Countess Oxford 1673-1719.

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Diana Kirke 20th Countess Oxford 1673-1719.

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Anne Hyde 1637-1671 (27) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 (31) and Anne Hyde 1637-1671 (27) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley 1646-1690 (19) . One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Elizabeth Murray 1st Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (38) .

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of Henrietta Boyle. One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1665. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (46) . Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (48) . One of the Windsor Beauties.

Around 1666. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47) . Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709 (25) .

In 1666. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47) . Portrait of Heneage Finch 1st Earl Nottingham 1621-1682 (44) .

Around 1666. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (47) . Portrait of Lucy Loftus.

Around 1668. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (49) . Portrait of Francis Brudenell 1680-1736.

Around 1668. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (49) . Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell 1642-1702 (25) .

Around 1670. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Anna Maria Brudenell 1642-1702 (27) .

Around 1670. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley 1646-1690 (24) .

Around 1670. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (51) . Portrait of Horatio Townshend 1st Viscount Townsend 1630-1687 (39) .

Around 1672. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53) . Postumous portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames I Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 commissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (41) and presented by him in the Council Chamber, Exeter Guildhall, Exeter, Devon where it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, Devon , Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (55) who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

Around 1672. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53) . Portrait of Josceline Percy 11th Earl Northumberland 1644-1670.

Around 1672. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53) . Portrait of Thomas Clifford 1st Baron Clifford Chudleigh 1630-1673 (41) .

Around 1673. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54) . Portrait of Charles Killigrew 1655-1725 (17) .

Around 1673. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54) . Portrait of Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (42) in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar.

Around 1673. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (54) . Portrait of Margaret "Peg" Hughes 1630-1719 (43) .

Around 1674. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (55) . Portrait of Elizabeth Lennard 3rd Countess Meath 1644-1701 (29) .

Before 04 Jan 1674. Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674.

Before 04 Jan 1674. Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of James II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1633-1701 wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1675. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56) . Portrait of George Villiers 2nd Duke Buckingham 1628-1687 (46) wearing his Garter Collar.

Around 1675. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56) . Portrait of Diana Kirke 20th Countess Oxford 1673-1719 (1) .

Around 1675. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56) . Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 (58) and Elizabeth Murray 1st Duchess Lauderdale 1626-1698 (48) .

Around 1675. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (56) . Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684 (23) .

Around 1676. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57) . Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 (58) wearing his Garter Robes.

Around 1676. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57) . Portrait of Mary Stewart II Queen England, Scotland and Ireland 1662-1694 (13) .

In 1676 Willem Wissing 1656-1687 (20) moved to London where he studied under Peter Lely 1618-1680 (57) .

Around 1678. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59) . Portrait of Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (47) in his Garter Robes including Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

Around 1678. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59) . Portrait of Elizabeth Grey 9th Countess Kildare 1497-1548.

Around 1678. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (59) . Portrait of James Butler 1st Duke Ormonde 1610-1688 (67) in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680. Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734.

Before 07 Dec 1680. Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Frances Hales -1769.

Before 07 Dec 1680. Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Anne Capell 3rd Countess Carlisle.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester 1647-1680.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale 1616-1682 wearing his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of George Monck 1st Duke Albermarle 1608-1670 in his Garter Robes.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Malet 1651-1681.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Egerton 4th Countess Leicester 1653-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Lucy Harrington 3rd Countess Bedford 1580-1627.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess Cleveland 1640-1709.

Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Robert Worsley 3rd Baronet Worsley 1643-1675.

On 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely 1618-1680 (62) died.

In 1687. Studio of Peter Lely 1618-1680. Portrait of Mary Modena.