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Charles I

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1625-58 (engraved)
    1658-82 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lombart, Pierre (print-maker)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2421

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 86

Physical description

Portrait of Charles I. on horseback, with his Equerry bearing his helmet; After Sir Anthony Van Dyck; Print on paper.
On the death of Charles, the head of Cromwell was substituted for that of the king. And at the Restoration Charles's portrait was again introduced. This is the Third State, with the head of Charles re-engraved after Cromwell's was taken out.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

1625-58 (engraved)
1658-82 (printed)

Artist/maker

Lombart, Pierre (print-maker)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Object history note

On the death of Charles, the head of Cromwell was substituted for that of the king. And at the Restoration Charles's portrait was again introduced. This is the Third State, with the head of Charles re-engraved after Cromwell's was taken out.

Descriptive line

Portrait of Charles I. on horseback, with his Equerry bearing his helmet; After Sir Anthony Van Dyck; Print on paper; Third state, with the head of Charles re-engraved after Cromwell's was taken out; By Adriaen Lommelin; French School; 1658-1682.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

On the death of Charles, the head of Cromwell was substituted for that of the king. And at the Restoration Charles's portrait was again introduced. This is the Third State, with the head of Charles re-engraved after Cromwell's was taken out.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Horse; Helmet; King; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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