Louise de Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth by Sir Peter Lely (auctioned by Christie's)

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Christie's auctioned this as, "Portrait of Louise de Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649-1734), three-quarter-length, in a red dress with a green cloak, beside an orange tree."

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