Tag Archives: Peter Lely

Pepys’ Diary & John Michael Wright

Previous posts in this blog have looked in some detail at John Evelyn’s diary entries that mention the painter John Michael Wright.  I have been asked why I looked at Evelyn’s diary and not the more famous one by Pepys. … Continue reading

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Late Stuart Painted Ovals & Cartouches – A Guide to Attribution?

Having recently purchased a late Stuart portrait with a painted oval (more on that in a future post) I’ve been looking a bit more closely at painted ovals and cartouches from that period.  I’ve started to ask myself a simple … Continue reading

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