pieter van der faes


[lee-lee; Dutch ley-lee]
Sir Peter [pee-ter; Dutch pey-tuhr] , (Pieter van der Faes) 1618–80, Dutch painter in England.
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Lely (ˈliːlɪ)
Sir Peter. Dutch name Pieter van der Faes. 1618--80, Dutch portrait painter in England

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pieter van der faes

Baroque portrait painter known for his Van Dyck-influenced likenesses of the mid-17th-century English aristocracy. The origin of the name Lely is said to be the lily carved into the gable of the van der Faes family's house in The Hague. The young artist was early known as Pieter Lelye.

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