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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after John Francis Rigaud, 1742–1810, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
Title:
Edward, Prince of Wales, Presenting the Captive King John of France and His Sons to His Father Edward the third after the Battle of Poictiers
Date:
1788
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper laid on mount
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 1/4 x 19 1/16 inches (38.8 x 48.4 cm), Sheet: 13 1/8 x 15 1/4 inches (33.3 x 38.8 cm), and Image: 11 1/8 x 14 15/16 inches (28.2 x 38 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in brown ink, lower left: "J. F. Riguad R. A. pinxt."; lower center: "Edward Prince of Wales presenting the Captive, King John of France & his Son | to his Father Edward the 3rd: (swirled mark) after the Battle of POICTIERS (sic) | Dedicated by PERMISSION to the QUEEN by her MAJESTY'S most dutiful and most obedient humble Servant | W Palmer. | London, Published 14 Feby. 1788, by Wm. Palmer Printseller to her Majesty, No. 163 Strand."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R. A. Sculpt. | Humes Qto. Vol: II. Page 461."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19784
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | battle | Battle of Poitiers, 1356 | cape (outerwear) | cathedral | cloak | costume | crown (costume component) | father | feathers | flag | fur | gesture | gown | helmet | historical subject | kneeling | men | portrait | prisoners | prisoners of war | royalty | sons | stairs | swords | throne | war
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Edward III (1312–1377), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
Jean II, King of France (1319–1364)
Edward, prince of Wales and of Aquitaine (1330–1376), heir to the English throne and military commander
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38153
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