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Creator:
Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607–1677, Bohemian
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Carolus II. D.G: Magnæ Britanniæ Fra. et Hiberniæ Rex etc.

Additional Title(s):

Charles II, King of England, France and Ireland

Part Of:

Collective Title: Icones Principum Virorum Doctorum Pictorum Chalcographorum Statuariorum Nec Non Amatorum Pictoriæ Artis Numero Centum

Date:
1649
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, slightly textured, browned white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 13 1/16 × 11 inches (33.2 × 27.9 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 13/16 × 7 5/16 inches (24.9 × 18.6 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 × 7 1/16 inches (22.2 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "W.131 4th state | ex c 24962"

Watermark: "Foolscap" Collector's mark: "G.A.C."

Lettered, lower center: "CAROLUS II D.G: MAGNÆ BRITANNIÆ FRA. ET HIBERNIÆ REX etc. natus 1630. | prius | Hanc Maiestatis suæ Essigiem ab Antonio van Dycke Equite sic. depictam, Humillimus Cliens Wenceslaus Hollar, Boh: | Aqua forti æri insculpsit Anno 1649. | excudit."; lettered, lower left: "Ant van Dycke pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "W Hollar fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10566
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:28145
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 14, no. 36, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 29, no. 36, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)


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