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King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1742 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    23564

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print of three-quarter-length portraits, depicting the King, standing on the left, who is receiving a garland from the Queen. On the left of the image, directly behind the King, is a table with a crown, orb and sceptre placed on it and in the background is a landscape.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1742 (printed)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Filius sic magni est Jacobi hac filia magni Henrici, soboles dic misi qualis erit. Ex originali olim in Palatio Somersetensi Vandyke Equite depict 1634 AD.ni 1742 excudit G: Vertue.'
Engraved text underneath the image.

Dimensions

Height: 41.9 cm, Width: 57.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print of a portrait of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria, engraving by George Vertue after Anthony Van Dyck, 1742

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Garland; Sceptre; Orb; Crown; Queen; Landscape; King

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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