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Mary Beale 17th century portrait

August 26, 2017

 

A superb 17th century oil on canvas portrait by the celebrated female English painter, Mary Beale (1633-1699).  This portrait was, at one time, believed to be a self portrait of this fascinating artist, who trained under Sir Peter Lely and was clearly influenced by his Italianate style and palette...

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