King Charles II (1630-1685), wearing Garter Robes
after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680)
Oil painting on canvas, King Charles II (1630-1685) wearing Garter Robes, after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), circa 1675. A contemporary copy of the original at Euston Hall, Suffolk owned by the Dukes of Grafton. A three-quarter length portrait of the King, seated to left in Garter robes, his right hand resting on a table with the Crown.
In undated early 19th century inventory of Erddig, as: "King Charles 2 from Lely" and thence by descent; given by Philip Yorke III (1905 – 1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973
Erddig, The Yorke Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist
Erddig 1800-29 Inventory of contents of Erddig, 1800-1829, "King Charles 2 from Lely" Steegman 1957 John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses, Vol.I: North Wales, Cardiff, 1957, p.97 "PORTRAITS AT ERDDIG, WREXHAM. ADDITIONAL PORTRAITS 30. CHARLES II, 1630-1685. Reigned 1660-85. After Lely. TQL, seated to l.; wearing Garter robes."