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Creator:
after ? John Smith, 1652–1743, British
Title:
Don Carlo, Earl of Plymouth
Date:
1689
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 × 9 15/16 inches (33.7 × 25.2 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (31.4 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "Charles Fitzroy, Earl of Plymouthcommonly called Don Carlos | was a natural son of Charles 2nd by Mrs. Catherine Peg, daughter of | Thos Peg, of the County of Derby, Esqr. This young nobleman, who | inherited his mother's beauty, died at Tangier, 17 Octr, 1680 He | married Bridget, daughter of the Lord treasurer Danby, who was | afterwards married to Dr. Bisse, late bishop of Hereford."

DON. CARLO. Earl of Plymouth."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10167
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26191
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