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Attributed to John Riley, 17th century English portrait of a girl on a terrace
By John Riley
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of a young girl, full-length, wearing a blue silk gown, standing on a terrace beside a classical urn holding a branch with blossom. Attributed to John Riley (1646-1691). Oil...
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17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th century English portrait of a boy with his dog in an arcadian landscape
By Willem Wissing
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of a young boy wearing classical dress and sandals with a blue cloak, holding a spear over his shoulder, with his dog gazing towards him whilst running alongside, in an arca...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Studio Of Sir Peter Lely - Portrait Of Lady Francklin Of Bedfordshire
By Sir Peter Lely
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of Lady Francklin of Bedfordshire, 17th Century Studio of Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680) Fine 17th Century English portrait of Lady Franklin of Bedfordshire, oil on canvas. B...
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17th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

English 17th century portrait of a lady
By Sir Peter Lely
Located in Bath, Somerset
A 17th century English portrait of a lady by Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), half-length in a painted feigned oval, wearing a green silk gown with chestnut coloured cloak over one should...
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17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Merchant, English School
Located in Bristol, GB
A fabulous 17th century oil painting of a merchant, fully restored and in superb condition. A 17th century English school 'portrait of a gentleman' depicting a man with a moustache ...
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17th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

  • 17th Century Merchant, English School
  • 17th Century Merchant, English School
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  • 17th Century Merchant, English School
H 23.63 in. W 18.12 in. D 1.19 in.
English 17th century portrait of John Ludford Esquire
By Mary Beale
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of John Ludlow Esquire, wearing a lace jabot and brown and gold trimmed cloak in a feigned stone oval cartouche. Inscribed 'John Ludford, Esq, nat. 14th March 1653, Ob, 15th...
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Late 17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

17th Century Oil Painting Portrait of a Young English Boy
By Gerard Soest
Located in London, GB
Gerard SOEST (1600 - 1681) Portrait of a Young Boy oil on canvas 35.5 x 30.5 inches inc. frame Gerard Soest (circa 1600 – 11 February 1681), also known as Gerald Soest, was a portra...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Girl, 17th Century English School Old Masters Oil
By Gilbert Jackson
Located in London, GB
Gilbert Jackson English Active: 1620 - 1650 Portrait of a Girl Oil on panel, signed upper left and Inscribed upper right Image size: 24 ½ x 20 inches Ornate 18th century carved g...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century Gentleman
By Cornelius Johnson
Located in Bristol, GB
Country of origin: England, United Kingdom 17th century portrait - Cornelius Johnson or Circle of Oval portrait of a gentleman with lace collar, below an armorial crested backgrou...
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17th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

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  • 17th Century Gentleman
H 25.6 in. W 19.69 in. D 1.19 in.
English 17th century portrait of James Thynne as a young boy by a fountain
By Johann Kerseboom
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of the Hon. James Thynne (c. 1680-1704), full-length, seated in a landscape beside a fountain, holding a shell beneath water spouting from a horn blown by a cherub on a dolp...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The 17th Century Duchess
By Sir Peter Lely
Located in Bristol, GB
This exquisite oil on canvas painting of a Duchess is an accomplished example of highly desirable English portraiture during the 17th century. The Duchess’s sumptuous attire and pea...
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17th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

  • The 17th Century Duchess
  • The 17th Century Duchess
  • The 17th Century Duchess
  • The 17th Century Duchess
H 25.99 in. W 17.72 in. D 1.19 in.
English 17th century portrait of a lady in an ivory silk gown on a terrace
Located in Bath, Somerset
Portrait of a 17th century lady, three-quarter length, in an ivory silk gown standing on a garden terrace. The lady, painted circa 1670, gestures with her hand towards the gardens an...
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17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl of Essex, English School 17th Century
Located in London, GB
English School 17th Century Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1st Earl of Essex Oil on canvas Image size: 24 x 20 inches Giltwood frame PROVENANCE: Private Estate, England The inventory...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Lady in a white dress, English Manor House Provence, Coombe Abbey
Located in London, GB
Portrait of a Lady in a white dress, 17th Century or early 18th Century Follower of Jacob Huysmans (c.1633–1696) This charming work formed part of a magnificent collection of painti...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Pair of Portraits, English School, 17th Century
Located in London, GB
English School, 17th Century. A pair of portraits of William Mellish (1605-1667) and his wife, Martha (1610-1684). Inscribed respectively: Ano Domi 1639 Aetatis June 34 and N ...
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Antique 17th Century Paintings

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Paint

The 19th Century Lady Croft
By Sir Thomas Lawrence
Located in Bristol, GB
This fabulous oil on board painting is described as a portrait of Elizabeth, Lady Croft (1754–1819) wife to / Sir Herbert Croft Bart painted after Sir Thomas Lawrence. Lady Croft was...
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17th Century English School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

  • The 19th Century Lady Croft
  • The 19th Century Lady Croft
  • The 19th Century Lady Croft
  • The 19th Century Lady Croft
H 14.18 in. W 13.39 in. D 1.19 in.
17th C. English Portrait of a Gentleman Oil on Canvas
Located in Worcester, GB
17th c. English Portrait of a gentleman oil on canvas Oil on canvas. Mid/late 17th century. The painting has a lovely look. Lots of quality to the face and eyes, along wi...
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Antique 17th Century British Paintings

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Paint

English Oil Painting Portrait of a 17th Century Man in Black Cape
Located in New York, NY
English oil painting portrait of 17th century man in black cape with red drape in a mahogany and decorated frame.   
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Antique 17th Century British Jacobean Paintings

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Mahogany

17th or 18th Century English Portrait of Two Bearded Gentlemen
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
An unsigned canvas depicting two bearded ‘Renaissance’ gentlemen painted from the waist up in a loving posterior embrace. The painting is very likely English late 17th or 18th centur...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Renaissance Revival Paintings

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Canvas

LATE 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH PORTRAIT - A LADY IN A RED / YELLOW SILK DRESS c.1700
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
ENGLISH SCHOOL PORTRAIT OF LADY MORGAN c.1700 - FOLLOWER OF WILLIAM WISSING A richly coloured high Baroque portrait of a lady in flamboyantly coloured dress sitting in the shade ...
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Early 1700s English School Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century English Oil Portrait of a Gentleman wearing an Orange Silk Cloak
By circle of John Baptist de Media
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
Fine oval 17th century portrait of a gentleman ‘traditionally identified’ as Sir Cloudesley Shovell, from an artist in the circle of John Baptist de Media. The sitter wears a russet ...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17TH CENTURY ENGLISH OIL PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GENTLEMAN IN A GREEN SILK CLOAK.
By Johann Kerseboom
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
A fine, sensitively rendered and highly decorative portrait of a handsome gentleman circa 1690 by an artist in the circle of Johann Kerseboom. The handsome green eyed young gentleman...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th English Old Master Oil Portrait of a Young Gentleman in Armour circa 1690.
By (Circle of) Godfrey Kneller
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
This fine chivalric portrait, dating to around c.1690, shows a young officer sporting a flamboyant powdered wig and silk cravat. Contrasted with these courtly accoutrements is the sh...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17thc Oil Portrait Of A Baby Circle Of Mary Beale (1633-1699) English School
By (Circle of) Mary Beale
Located in Leicester, GB
A Fine late 17thc Oil Portrait of a baby holding a coral teether. ABOUT THE ARTIST ( Circle of Mary Beale ) Mary Beale (née Cradock; late March 1633 – 8 October 1699) was one of th...
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Late 17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Untitled - Collection of twelve small portraits concerning English history.
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Engraving on laid/wove paper. 12 Antique prints, Collection of twelve small portraits concerning English history. Size for smallest print. Collection of interesting portrait prints...
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17th Century Portrait Prints

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Engraving

Circle of Godfrey Kneller English School Painting
By (Circle of) Godfrey Kneller
Located in Leicester, GB
A fine oil on canvas portrait of an elegant young lady depicted posing informally glancing towards the talented artist, who captures the moment perfectly with a view of her wearing a...
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Late 17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Oversized Late 17th or Early 18th Century English Portrait
Located in Atlanta, GA
Oversized late 17th or early 18th century oil on canvas portrait of Sir Thomas Covenry, Chancellor Exchequer of England, after the original by Cornelis Jansses Van Ceulin in the Nati...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Paintings

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Canvas

17th Century English Oil Portrait of a Young Girl as a Shepherdess
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
An atmospheric and fine quality 17th century British oil on canvas portrait of a young girl as a shepherdess from an artist in the circle of Gerard Soest (1600-1681). The attractive ...
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17th Century Old Masters Interior Paintings

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Oil

17th Century English Oil Portrait of a Young Girl as a Shepherdess
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
An atmospheric and fine quality 17th century British oil on canvas portrait of a young girl as a shepherdess from an artist in the circle of Gerard Soest (1600-1681). The attractive ...
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17th Century Old Masters Interior Paintings

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Oil

Sir John Fortescue An Elizabethan Portrait of A 17th Century English Statesman
Located in Lincoln, GB
Sir John Fortescue (c. 1531-1607) The Unknown Follower of Custodis (Fl. 1592-1612) Attrib. 106 x 80cm / 124 x 97cm Framed Oil on panel Inscribed upper right with date and sitter’s ...
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Early 17th Century Medieval Portrait Paintings

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Oil

English 17th century portrait of a young girl in a landscape with a lamb
By John Closterman
Located in Bath, Somerset
A portrait of a young girl seated by a tree with a lamb in a wooded landscape, in a blue and white gown with a gold coloured silk cloak. c.1690, oil on canvas laid onto board in a pe...
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17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

English 17th century portrait of two children, signed ‘R. Byng’, dated 1697.
By Robert Byng
Located in Bath, Somerset
A rare signed portrait of two children, possibly brother and sister, on a terrace overlooking an ornamental century garden. The young girl, standing, wears a white dress with a blue ...
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Late 17th Century Baroque Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Portrait of a Lady of the Vavasour Family c.1695; English Antique Oil Painting
Located in London, GB
The lady depicted in this fine portrait is a member of the Vavasour family - great landowners in Yorkshire for centuries; their history dates back to Norman times. They are featured...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

English portrait of a Jacobean boy with bow and arrow, early 17th century
Located in London, GB
A hugely charismatic portrait of a noble Jacobean boy in period dress holding a bow and arrow. Excellent overall condition and wonderful detail. In later elegant frame. Oil on panel.
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Antique 17th Century English Jacobean Paintings

Self-Portrait of the Artist, English, 17th century.
By Mary Beale
Located in Bath, Somerset
Newly discovered self-portrait of the artist Mary Beale (Suffolk 1633-1699 London), half-length set within a feigned oval stone cartouche with decorative fruits. C. 1680. Oil on canv...
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17th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century English Oil Painting Portrait of King James II
By Studio of Sir Peter Lely
Located in London, GB
Studio of Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680, English) Portrait of James II (1633-1701), Reigned 1685-88) c.1661-2 Oil on canvas Framed in carved period frame 51 x 44 inches Provenance: Kir...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair of 17th century British Portraits of the brothers Baronet Stapleton English
By (Circle of) Mary Beale
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pair of 17th century British Portraits, James and William Stapleton, 2nd and 3rd Baronet Stapleton of the Leeward Islands, at the ages of 11 and 8, ca 1685 This fine pair of portrai...
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17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

After Michael Dahl, A 17th Century Mezzotint Portrait of Greville Verney
Located in London, GB
Mezzotint engraved by Robert Williams (active 1680-1704) and sold by John Smith Greville Verney (died 1707) was a member of the famous Verney family of Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshi...
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Early 18th Century English School Portrait Prints

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Mezzotint

17th Century English Portrait
Located in New Jersey City, NJ
Oil on canvas depicting a young english aristocrat dressed with a red jacket Has not been cleaned
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Paintings

Late 17th Century English Portrait of a Lady in a Red and Gold Silk Dress
By Sir Peter Lely
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
LATE 17TH CENTURY PORTRAIT OF ISABELLA FITZROY DUCHESS OF GRAFTON - CIRCLE OF SIR PETER LELY. Fine and sensitively rendered late 17th century oil on canvas portrait of Isabella Fitzr...
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Late 17th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

17th Century English Portrait an Officer in Armour with White Cravat and Red Bow
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
A fine and sensitively late 17th century portrait of an officer wearing armour and a lace cravat. Painted by a dutch artist circa 1690, the sitter has hair which tumbles loosely arou...
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17th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

English Portrait of a Civil War Officer In Armour c.1640
Located in London/Yorkshire, GB
Painted on the eve of the Civil War, this atmospheric portrait of an officer captures a solemn moment during one of the most turbulent periods of English history. The handling of thi...
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17th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of an Unknown Lady, 17th Century English School, Oil on Canvas
By Sir Peter Lely
Located in Paris, FR
A young aristocrat, richly dressed in a blue dress, with her left arm in support. She is adorned with the finest jewelry, pearl necklace, belt set with rubies and pearls and thre...
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Antique 17th Century British Baroque Paintings

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Canvas, Stucco

English Delftware Royal Portrait Charger of William 111, Brislington Bristol E
Located in Woodstock, OXFORDSHIRE
Rare English delftware pottery charger with portrait of King William 111. The bust length crowned figure is painted in blue on a soft pale blue ground and flanked by the initials WR ...
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Antique Late 17th Century English More Dining and Entertaining

English delft portrait charger King William probably London 1690-1710 period
Located in Woodstock, OXFORDSHIRE
A good Delftware commemorative charger.The crowned monarch standing in a suit of armour standing between sponge decorated trees, an orbe and sceptre in each hand, the initials WR fla...
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Antique Late 17th Century English Pottery

Pair of 17th c. English Oil on Canvas Portraits
Located in Natchez, MS
Pair of 17th c. English Oil on Canvas Portraits attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller (england 1646-1723) Possibly the children of King Charles II James Scott, 1st duke of Monmouth an...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Paintings

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Canvas

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17th Century English Portraits For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of 17th century english portraits available on 1stDibs. Finding the perfect Old Masters examples of these works for your space is difficult — today, we have a vast range of variations and more on offer. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 18th Century. 17th century english portraits available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes black, brown, gray and more. Mary Beale, Robert Byng, Gerard Soest and Johann Kerseboom took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. The range of these distinct pieces — often created in oil paint, paint and canvas — can elevate any room of your home.

How Much are 17th Century English Portraits?

17th century english portraits can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $22,780, while the lowest priced sells for $950 and the highest can go for as much as $91,807.

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