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Carolus I. Magnae Britanniae Rex &c. Hinrica Maria Regina

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1784 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Massard, Jean, born 1740 - died 1822 (engraver)
    Massard, Jean, born 1740 - died 1822 (publisher)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    23123

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Whole-length portraits of King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria, Charles Prince of Wales and James Duke of York. The King and Queen are seated; the King on the left and the Queen on the right. The Prince of Wales is standing to the left of the King; the Duke of York, shown when an infant, is sat on his mother's lap. Two dogs stand between the King and Queen. On the left is a table with a crown, orb and sceptre on it. The group is set in an architectural setting, with a landscape and town in the left background.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1784 (published)

Artist/maker

Massard, Jean, born 1740 - died 1822 (engraver)
Massard, Jean, born 1740 - died 1822 (publisher)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Ant. Van dyck pinxt. Sculpsit Jean Massard 1784. Carolus I. Magnae Britanniae Rex &c. Hinrica Maria Regina, Hinr. IV. Fr. & Nav. Reg. Filia. Carolus primo genitus Caroli I. et hinricae Mariae filius, Walliae que princeps. Jacobus Alter filius Dux Eboracensis: Tabella Ant. Van dyck Equitus 7. ped et 8. dig. Lata et 9. ped. Alta quam habet in San Cloriana [?] tabellarum ferie serenissimus Princeps Dux Aurelianensis. A Paris chez l'Auteur Rue et Porte St. Jacques No.122.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 74.8 cm mount, Width: 53.3 cm mount

Descriptive line

Portrait of King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria and their two sons. Engraving by Jean Massard after Anthony Van Dyck, 1784.

Production Note

This print is a reversed version of that by B. Baron, printed in 1741.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Crown; Infant; Orb; King; Town; Consort; Sceptre; Princes; Dogs; Queen; Children; Landscape

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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