Studies of Hands

Artist:
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London)
Date:
1630–80
Medium:
Red, black, and white chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 7 9/16 in. (29.2 x 19.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.95.8
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite at lower right of verso of mount: "29382" (Colnaghi stock number)
Inscribed in graphite at top center of verso of mount: "16-3/4 12-3/4/ A"

Marking: Stamped in black ink at lower right of recto: "P.L." (Lugt 2092: collector's mark of Peter Lely, London)
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (Dutch, British); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 2008–July 13, 2008.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 3, 2011–April 4, 2011.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 29, 2014–July 14, 2014.