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Magnae Britanniae Rex &c. Jacobus Dei Gratia

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giffart, Pierre, born 1638 - died 1723 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    25784

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 19

Physical description

Print of a half-length portrait of James II wearing armour and a long wig.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Giffart, Pierre, born 1638 - died 1723 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Magnae Britanniae Rex &c. Jacobus Dei Gratia. A Paris chez P. Giffart Graveur du Roy et deso Academie Royle de Peinture et Sculpture. rue St. Iacq, a l'image Ste. Therese avec pr. de sa Mté.''
Lettered

Lettered in Latin below

Dimensions

Height: 66.4 cm, Width: 48.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print of a half-length portrait of James II in armour, engraving by Pierre Giffart, late 17th century

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Armour; King

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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