Davenport Lucy (1659/60 - 1690), as a young boy
school of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680)
Oil painting on canvas, Davenport Lucy (1659/60 - 1690), as a young boy, school of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), circa 1660-65. A half-length portrait of Davenport Lucy, (the eldest son of Sir Fulke Lucy of Henbury), in a landscape setting, positioned to the left with a direct gaze with the spectator. He has shoulder length light brown hair. His right hand is on his hip, there is a bow in his left hand. He is wearing a gold cloak over a white full-sleeved dress. Framed in a gilt frame. Davenport Lucy succeeded to Charlecote in 1684 on the death of his cousin, Captain Thomas Lucy. Davenport was killed in 1690 by at cannonball at the Siege of Limerick.
Presented by Sir Montgomerie Fairfax-Lucy (1896 – 1965) two years after the death of his father, Sir Henry Ramsay-Fairfax, 3rd Bt (1870 – 1944) with Charlecote Park and its chief contents in 1946
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school of Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist