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Print - Three Children of K. Henry VII and Elizabeth his Queen
  • Three Children of K. Henry VII and Elizabeth his Queen
    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756
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Three Children of K. Henry VII and Elizabeth his Queen

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1748 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
    Maubeugius, I. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.4395-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 2

Physical description

Half-length portraits of the three children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York at a table. Prince Arthur is at the centre, turned to front and facing left. He is wearing a hat. To the left is Prince Henry, turned to front and looking slight to right, his right hand on the table reaching towards an apple. He is wearing pearls around his neck. Princess Margaret is on the right, turned to and facing left. In her left hand she is holding fruit and is wearing a headdress decorated with pearls. The portrait is in an architectural border.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1748 (printed)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
Maubeugius, I. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Three Children of K. Henry VII and Elizabeth his Queen. I. Prince Arthur, II. Pr. Henry, III. P. Margaret. From the Royal Collection in Kensington Palace. I. Maubeugius Pinxit cir. MCCCCXCVI. To his Grace the most noble Thomas Duke of Leeds, this is most humbly Inscribed by Geo : Vertue. I. Maubeugius pinxit. G. Vertue London delin et sculp. 1748'
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Dimensions

Height: 54.5 cm size in mount, Width: 75 cm size in mount

Descriptive line

Group portrait of the three children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, depicting Prince Arthur, Prince Henry (later Henry VIII) and Princess Margaret. Engraving by George Vertue after I. Maubeugius, 1748.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Children; Pearl; Prince; Princess; Apple; Fruit

Categories

Royalty; Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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