Charles II when a Child
- between 1671 and 1686
- Pen and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, blue green wove paper
- Sheet: 8 7/8 × 7 3/8 inches (22.5 × 18.7 cm)
Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Portrait of Charles the 2d. when a child after Vandyke by Faithorn"; inscription attached to mount in pen and brown ink, lower left: "King Charles 2d. when a Child after Vandyke by Faithorne. he intended to | Scrape a Merrotinto from it, some say he actually did scrape it, but I | never could get sight of it.- "; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Purchased by me at Strawberry Hill"; in pen and blue ink, lower right: "The above is Horace Walpoles writing | CSB"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- child | dog (animal) | portrait
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William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British, Charles II when a Child, between 1671 and 1686
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