Pieter Lely

Mary Capel, Later Duchess of Beaufort, and Her Sister Elizabeth, Countess of Carnarvon



Pieter Lely - Mary Capel, Later Duchess of Beaufort, and Her Sister Elizabeth, Countess of Carnarvon



Pieter Lely
Mary Capel, Later Duchess of Beaufort, and Her Sister Elizabeth, Countess of Carnarvon
130.2 x 170.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and inscribed: (lower left, on parapet) PL. [monogram]; (on flower painting): E Carnarvon / fecit
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939


Literature

Collection catalogues
Katharine Baetjer, British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875, New York; New Haven and London, 2009, nr. 7


Provenance

the sitters' brother, Arthur Capel, 1st Earl of Essex, Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, until died 1693
the Earls of Essex, Cassiobury Park, 1693–1916
Algernon George de Vere Capell, 8th Earl of Essex, Cassiobury Park, 1916–22
his sale, Knight, Frank & Rutley, Cassiobury Park, 15 June 1922, nr. 708
with Scott & Fowles, New York, until 1925, sold to Ruppert
Colonel Jacob Ruppert, New York and Garrison, N.Y., 1925–died 1939

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 39.65.3

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