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‘Portraits of a Lady & Gentleman’ (Pair) Oil on Canvas by Mary Beale 1633-1699

‘Portraits of a Lady & Gentleman’ (Pair) Oil on Canvas by Mary Beale 1633-1699

By Mary Beale

England

circa 1633 - 1699

Daughter of a Suffolk clergyman, Mary Beale married Charles Beale, an artist's colour-man in 1652. A painter working professionally from the mid-1650s, she produced numerous portraits particularly of her family and friends, who included a number of prominent churchmen. She was a friend of Sir Peter Lely. Many details of her busy working life are recorded in the notebooks kept by her husband, Charles Beale, who acted as her studio assistant.

Height 72.00cm (28.35 inches)

Width 60.00cm (23.62 inches)

Depth 5.00cm (1.97 inches)

Stock No: FCS406

£18500.00

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