A Boy as a Shepherd

The sitter has been identified in the past as the poet Abraham Cowley (1618-67) by Horace Walpole, Bartholomew Beale c. 1665.

Related artworks

Related articles

Currently on display

Artist
Sir Peter Lely
Date
c.1658-60
Location
Gallery 2 - East Wall
Dimensions
91.4 x 75.6 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Inscription
Signed lower right below arm PL in monogram
Acquisition
Fairfax Murray Gift, 1911
Accession number
DPG563
Notes
Adopted by the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2008