Carolus I.us Magnae Britanniae Rex, &c. E Tabula Antonii Vandyck Equitis, 3 pedes 9 digitos alta, 2 pedes 2 digitos lata, in pinacotheca Rob.ti Strange asservata. [English translation to the right.]This picture formerly in the Collection of King Charles 1st. was amongst other Portraits of the Royal family, carried abroad by James II.d It was given as a present by that Monarch to Cardinal Philip Thomas Howard. The Cardinal dying at Rome, it came afterwards into the possession of James Edgar Esq.r Secretary to the Grandson of Charles, in whose custody it remaind many years. Upon the death of Mr. Edgar, which happened during Mr. Strange's stay at Rome, he purchas'd it on the executors.
Copper engraving, fine impression. Plate 540 x 355mm. 21¼ x 14". Crease bottom left-hand corner. Tearing around the edges, laid onto conservation tissue. See ref: 17123 for proof impression.
King Charles I (1600-1649), King of England, Scotland and Ireland, until his execution in 1649.
[Ref: 17111] £280.00