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The Children of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooper, Richard II, born 1740 - died 1814 (engraver)
    Wilson, David (publisher)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    25738

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Whole-length group portrait of Charles Prince of Wales, James Duke of York and Princesses Mary, Elizabeth and Anne, when children. The Prince of Wales is standing in the centre of the group, resting his right hand on the head of a large dog. The Duke of York is depicted, when an infant, with his sisters.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

18th century (published)

Artist/maker

Cooper, Richard II, born 1740 - died 1814 (engraver)
Wilson, David (publisher)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Antonius Vandyke Eques Pinxit. Ricardus Cooper delint. & sculpt, Londini Charles Prince of Wales, James Duke of York, Princess Mary, Princess Elizabeth, and Princess Anne, Children of King Charles the First, From the Original Painting of Sr. Anthony Vandyke, 7 feet 3 inches wide, by 5 feet 9 inches high, in the Possession of the Right Honble. the Earl of Portmore. Sold for the author, at Mr: David Wilson's Bookseller, near York Buildings, in the Strand London. / according to Act of Parliament.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 47.3 cm, Width: 52.7 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of the children of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria. Engraving by Richard Cooper after Anthony Van Dyck, 18th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Princess; Children; Infant; Dog; Prince

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty; Children & Childhood; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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