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Charles II

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burghers, Michael (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.142-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait of Charles II, full-length, seated on throne, addressing a group of gentlemen and a bishop; on the left, Justice supports the royal arms.

Place of Origin

England (probably, printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Burghers, Michael (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'M Burghers sculp.'
Lettered with 2 quotations in Latin and

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm cut, Width: 9.5 cm cut

Historical context note

This print was probably published as a frontispiece to an unidentified publication.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Charles II, engraving by Michael Burghers, late 17th century.

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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Bishop; Coat of arms; King

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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