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Henrietta Maria, the Prince of Wales and Duke of York

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1784 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Strange, Robert (Sir), born 1721 - died 1792 (engraver)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3564-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 43

Physical description

Print, full-length portrait of Henrietta Maria with the future Charles I and James II when children. James is seated on the queen's knee, with the Palace of Westminster in the right background. To the right stands the future Charles II with three dogs. On the left is a table with a crown, jewellery and a vase of roses.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1784 (printed)

Artist/maker

Strange, Robert (Sir), born 1721 - died 1792 (engraver)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Antonius van Dyck Eques Pinxit. Robertus Strange delint. atque sculpsit Londini AD. 1784. Imprimé par Robbe.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 65.7 cm cut, Width: 47 cut

Descriptive line

Print, full-length portrait of Henrietta Maria with the future Charles II and James II, engraving by Robert Strange after Anthony Van Dyck, 1784.

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

Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Boys; Prince; Dogs; Vase; Duke; Crown; Children

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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