The true Pourtraicture of the Royal Martyr Charles I.stKing of England Scotland France and Ireland as he sate in ye pretended High Court of Justice A.o 1648.
Mezzotint with small margins. 210 x 155mm (8¼ x 6"). Very scarce, but trimmed into inscription area.
Chaloner Smith lists four plates of this event by John Faber Senior and Junior, none with this exact title or composition. The Fabers attributed the portrait to van Dyke, however the painter died seven years before the trial. It was in fact the work of Edward Bower.
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