Artist Peter Lely, English, 1618-1680
  • Drapery and Hand
Date ca. 1650
Medium black and red chalk, heightened with white chalk on tan laid paper with four deckle edges and fibrous inclusions
Dimensions Sheet: 12 5/8 × 8 3/8 inches (32.1 × 21.3 cm)
Framed: 21 1/16 × 17 1/8 × 7/8 inches (53.5 × 43.5 × 2.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 34.116.A
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black ink, lower left, recto and lower center, verso: P. L. (Lugt 2092)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, upper center: 3 [indecipherable symbol]: a (ie, 38a)

Peter Lely (London, England);
Edward Speelman (London, England); [as Sketch for Portrait Group by Anthony van Dyck]
1934-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 252-253, no. 120, p. 160 (pl. xxxii).

Scheyer, Ernst. Drawings and Miniatures from the XII to XX Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1936, no. 74 (ill.) (as "Study by Van Dyck for Portrait of Earl of Derby").