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LELY, Peter (1618 - 1680), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LELY, Peter (1618 - 1680), Painter

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 14 October 1618, in Saest (Westphalia), to Dutch parents; died 1680, in London.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Peter Lely took his surname from the house in which his family lived, 'in de Lelye', and by 1637 was Pieter Lely, a pupil of Frans Pietersz. de Grebber at the Guild of St Luke in Haarlem. Within 10 years he came

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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