King Charles I; King Charles II

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King Charles I; King Charles II, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1684 (circa 1632) - NPG D11399 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I; King Charles II

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1684 (circa 1632)
18 5/8 in. x 11 2/8 in. (475 mm x 287 mm) plate size; 20 1/4 in. x 12 3/4 in. (515 mm x 327 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries, 1984
Reference Collection
NPG D11399


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Sittersback to top

  • King Charles I (1600-1649), Reigned 1625-49. Sitter associated with 331 portraits.
  • King Charles II (1630-1685), Reigned 1660-85. Sitter associated with 292 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Alexander Browne (active 1659-died 1706), Artist, publisher, printseller, auctioneer and dealer. Artist associated with 149 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 996 portraits, Sitter associated with 28 portraits.

This portraitback to top

The mezzotint reproduces part of Van Dyck's famous Greate Peece' in the Royal Collection. King Charles II is portrayed when he was the young Prince of Wales, the son and heir to King Charles I.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D32115: King Charles I; King Charles II (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32116: King Charles I; King Charles II (impression from same plate as)