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Charles II

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burghers, Michael (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


late 17th century (printed)


Burghers, Michael (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

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


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.



Subjects depicted

Bishop; Coat of arms; King


Portraits; Prints; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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