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Portrait miniature of Charles II

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    David Paton (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    line engraving

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 36

Physical description

Portrait miniature of Charles II.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)


late 17th century (made)


David Paton (artist)

Materials and Techniques

line engraving


Height: 4.9375 in, Width: 3.875 in

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of Charles II by David Paton. Great Britain, ca. 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.
The full text of the record is as follows:

Engraved portrait of Charles II. (b. 1630, d. 1685).
Line-engraving. Sight measure (4 15/16 x 3 7/8). P. 96-1929.
R. H. Stephenson Bequest.
Transferred to the Department of Engraving, Illustration and


Line engraving

Subjects depicted

Portrait; King; Royalty; Charles II as Prince of Wales


Paintings; Portraits; Royalty; Scotland

Collection code


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