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Henricus VI

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James Bretherton (engraver)
    Orde Mr (draughtsman)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    26690

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 17, box A

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of Henry VI holding a sceptre, crown and open book.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

late 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

James Bretherton (engraver)
Orde Mr (draughtsman)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mr. Orde del. J. Bretherton fecit. Henricus VI Hundator [?] Fundator [?]. To the Provost, Vice Provost, Fellows, & Scholars of Kings College in the University of Cambridge this portrait of their Royal Founder engraved after a drawing taken from the original painting on glass in the magnificent Chapel of the College is humbly inscribed by their Obedt. humble servt. J. Bretherton.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 64 cm, Width: 33.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Henry VI, stipple engraving by James Bretherton after 'Mr. Orde', late 18th century.

Production Note

This print was made after a drawing by 'Mr. Orde' made from a stained glass window at Kings College, Cambridge.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Crown; Sceptre; King; Putti; Book; Garland; Roses

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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