Charles II

Print
late 17th century (printed)
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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.


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Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving
Brief Description
Print, portrait of Charles II, engraving by Michael Burghers, late 17th century.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.2cm (cut)
  • Width: 9.5cm (cut)
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'M Burghers sculp.' (Lettered with 2 quotations in Latin and)
Credit line
Given by Edgar Seligman
Historical context
This print was probably published as a frontispiece to an unidentified publication.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.142-1960

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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