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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of Charles II

Portrait miniature of Charles II

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plumbago on vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.125-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 5, box K

Physical description

Rectangular portrait miniature of Charles II.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plumbago on vellum

Marks and inscriptions

Charles Roy de / la Gr Bretagne
written on the back board in an old hand

Dimensions

Height: 7.25 in, Width: 5.6875 in

Descriptive line

Anonymous plumbago portrait miniature of Charles II. English, late 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Plumbago

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Portrait

Categories

Drawings; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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