Portrait of Nell Gwinn, dispatching Cupid with a billet, (painting)
Lely, Peter Sir 1617-1680
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2 (Sale info: For Sale).
"The expression and attitude very natural and becoming; with firm pencilling, clear and transparent colouring. Painted by Sir Peter Lely, who was born at soest, 1617, died 1680." [P. 3.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.