Edward Prince of Wales presenting the Captive King John of France & his Son to his Father Edward the 3rd: after the battle of Poictiers. Humes Qto. Vol: II. Page 461.
London, Published 14 Feby. 1788, by Wm. Palmer Printseller to her Majesty, No. 163 Strand.
Stipple and etching in stipple frame, printed in brown ink, published state, 340 x 405mm. 13½ x 16". A good impression.
The Battle of Poitiers was fought between England and France on 19 September 1356 near Poitiers, central France, resulting in the second of the three great English victories of the Hundred Years' War: Crécy, Poitiers, and Agincourt. Here Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales ('The Black Prince', 1330 – 1376), kneeling in armour, presents his Prisoner of War John II of France (1319 – 1364), to his father, King Edward III of England, enthroned at centre. After John Francis Rigaud (1742 - 1810).
From the Norman Blackburn Collection. Collection N. Rapp.
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