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His work now consisted almost exclusively of painting portraits, and they are his
most popular. ... A portrait showing three views of the King was made to serve for
a bust to be made by Gian Lorenzo Bernini; the sculpture perished, however, ...
He took up again his chief office of portrait painter and was occasionally called
on to represent mythological subjects for ... Though Velazquez frequently
followed traditional compositions, particularly for his royal portraits, it was from no
lack of ...
Sir Peter Lely began his activity in England during the Civil War, probably in 1641
, but his portraits of the members of the court of Charles II set the pattern for
English portraiture of the second half of the 17th century. As a Protestant nation,
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