Margaret, Queen of King Henry VI, with her Son Prince Edward, attacked by a Robber. A.D. 1463.Acta Historica Reginarum Angliae. Plate IV. Engraved from the Original Drawing, of the same dimensions in the Possession of Mr. V. Green. To Her Serene Highness Louisa, Carolina, Henrietta, Hereditary Princess of Hesse Darmstadt, &c. This Plate is (by permission) Most humbly Dedicated, by Her Serene Highness's Most Devoted and Obedient humble Servant Valentine Green.
Publish'd June 4.th 1790, by V. & R. Green No. 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.
Fine mezzotint, platemark 490 x 625mm (19¼ x 24½"). Slight creasing on left. Large margins, uncut.
Margaret of Anjou with her son Edward of Westminster (also known as Edward of Lancaster). This scene may depict a scene whereby Margaret, fleeing the Yorkists, is supposed to have encountered an outlaw who aided the queen and her son upon discovering their identities. Plate four of 'Acta Historicae Reginarum Angliae' by the celebrated mezzotinter Valentine Green (1739-183) from drawings by his former student Johann Gerhard Huck (c.1759-1811), with parallel text in French.
Whitman: 251 II of II; CS: 153.4 Ex Collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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