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Charles, Prince of Wales

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (possibly, published)

  • Date:

    1636 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dalen, Cornelis van I the elder (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.303-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 8

Physical description

Print, portrait of a boy, half-length, facing half right, within an oval boirder with letters.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (possibly, published)

Date

1636 (published)

Artist/maker

Dalen, Cornelis van I the elder (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Vera Effigies Excellentissimi Principis Caroli Mag. Britan: Fran. & Hiberniae. Haeredis., / Vivat iô Vivat…Triumphis. Cor: V. Dalen. Sculp:'
Lettered

With the mark of an unidentified collector

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm cut, Width: 12.1 cm cut

Object history note

This print was published as the frontispiece to Sir Walter Ralegh’s Tubus Historicus, 1636.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Charles II when Prince of Wales, engraving by Cornelis van Dalen, 1636.

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

O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Child; Prince; King

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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