Pieter Lely (1618 - 1680)

Dutch painter and draftsman, active in England

Overview | Works (49)

 Elizaveta Renne
State Hermitage Museum catalogue, Sixteenth-to nineteenth-century British painting
London; New Haven, 2011

 Katharine Baetjer
British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875
New York; New Haven and London, 2009

Articles on Pieter Lely
Frances Harris, An ambivalent image: Lely's doubleportrait of Charles I and the Duke of York, in Burlington Magazine, 149, 2007 pp. 180-182
David A.H.B. Taylor, A rediscovered portrait of Queen Anne, when a child, by Sir Peter Lely, in Burlington Magazine, 145, 2003 pp. 501-504
Catharine Macleod, 'Good, But not Like': Peter Lely, Portrait Practice and the Creation of a Court Look, in Catharine MacLeod and Julia Marciari Alexander, Painted Ladies, London; New Haven, 2001, pp 50-61
Michael Wiemers, Die Seele im Bildnis. Anmerkungen zu einem Englischen Porträtgedicht des 17. Jahrhunderts, in Direktor des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums (ed.), Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch, Köln, 1987/88, pp 249-268
J.A.C.Ab. Wittenaar, De geboorteplaats en de naam van Peter Lely. Nieuwe documenten, in Oud Holland, 67, 1952 pp. 122-124

Born:   14 September 1618
   Soest, Germany
Died:   30 November 1680
ULAN:   500002184