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Attributed to Lely, Peter (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1618-1680, active in England) , Portrait of the Earl Rivers

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Title Portrait of the Earl Rivers
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Attributed to Lely, Peter (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1618-1680, active in England)
Date Earliest about 1650
Date Latest about 1660
Description Thomas Savage, 3rd Earl Rivers (1628-1694), married Elizabeth Scrope (b. about 1627), the second of the three illegitimate daughters and co-heirs of Emmanuel Scrope, Earl of Sunderland (1584-1630), and Martha Jeanes or James.
Current Accession Number 1928P270
Former Accession Number P.27028
Subject portrait (Savage, Thomas, 3rd Earl Rivers (?))
Measurements 75.5 x 62.6 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by the John Feeney Bequest Fund 1928.
Provenance E. B. Allen, 1928
Publications Beckett, R. B., Peter Lely, 1951, p. 58; Ormond, R., 'Victorian Painting in Birmingham', Apollo, 1968, p. 251; Catalogue of Paintings in Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, 1930; Catalogue of Paintings in Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, 1960.
Notes According to Beckett, the sitter seems to be too old for Thomas Savage, 3rd Earl Rivers (1628 - 94). Label 1. 'Van Dyke/ Fine Old Portrait - Earl Rivers'. Label 2. '117'.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

 

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