[lee-lee; Dutch ley-lee]
- Sir Pe·ter [pee-ter; Dutch pey-tuh r] /ˈpi tər; Dutch ˈpeɪ tər/, Pieter van der Faes, 1618–80, Dutch painter in England.
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Lely was nearly as famous for crayon work as for oil-painting.
As it is quite as captivating as any of Lely's it is worth reproducing.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall
W. R. H. Trowbridge
You have heard what Cromwell said, when Lely was about to paint this picture?
But there was one thing which Lely assuredly took upon himself to qualify; to wit, the redness of the nose.
This is assuredly one of the most splendid pictures Lely ever painted; and it is, besides, full of character and interest.
- Sir Peter. Dutch name Pieter van der Faes. 1618–80, Dutch portrait painter in England
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