King James II

1 portrait on display in Room 15 at the National Portrait Gallery

King James II, by Unknown artist, 1685-1688 - NPG 5869 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II

by Unknown artist
terracotta bust, 1685-1688
31 5/8 in. (803 mm) high
Purchased, 1986
Primary Collection
NPG 5869

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  • King James II (1633-1701), Reigned 1685-8. Sitter associated with 128 portraits.

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Traces of white plaster suggest that this terracotta was made as a model for a bronze bust, although no bronze version is known to survive.

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