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Carolus I

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lombart, Pierre (engraver)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2-1888

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, on horseback, directed towards right and looking to front. The sitter is holding a baton in his right hand, which rests on the saddle; on the right is a page, carrying his helmet. A battle takes place in the background. The portrait is surrounded by an ornamental border; arms in centre, below, and, underneath, the title in two lines.

Place of Origin

France (probably, printed)

Date

mid 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Lombart, Pierre (engraver)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Wandyck Pinxit. P. Lombart Sculp. Carolus I. Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Fran Giae Et Hiberniae Rex.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 54.5 cm, Width: 34.8 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of King Charles I on horseback. Engraving by Pierre Lombart after Anthony Van Dyck, mid-17th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Man; Baton; King; Servant; Horse

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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