Don Carlo Earl of Plymouth.
Mezzotint with very large margins. Plate 342 x 253mm (13½ x10").
Charles Fitzcharles (c.1657-1680), the illegitimate son of King Charles II by Catherine Pegge. Charles had the affair whilst abroad in exile. Fitzcharles was allowed to use the Royal arms and was educated abroad, probably Spain, and was known by the nickname "Don Carlos". Published in Boydell's 'Illustrious Heads'.
CS: 202, iv/iv.
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