Artist Wenceslaus Hollar, German, 1607-1677
Artist after Anton van Dyck, Flemish, 1599-1641
  • Charles II of England
Date 1649
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 7/8 × 7 1/4 inches (25.1 × 18.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S601
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image: CAROLVS II D. G.: MAGNAE BRITANNIAE FRAcie et HIBERNIAE REX, etc. natus Ad 1630. | Hanc Maiestatis suae Effigiem ab Antonio van Dycke Equite sic depictam | Aqua forti aeri insculpsit; Humillimus Cliens Wenceslaus Hollar, Boh: | Anno 1649.
Inscribed, lower left: Ant: van Dycke pinxit
Inscribed, lower right: W. Hollar fecit, et exc:[inscription in ink lost when sheet was trimmed]
Inscribed, verso: [pencil notations]
Oct. 1886, Keppel & Co.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)