Prince Charles Louis (1618-1680) and Prince Rupert of the Palatinate (1619-1682)

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257115

Category Paintings
Date Unknown
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1372 x 1473 mm (54 x 58 in)
Place of origin
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Prince Charles Louis (1617-1680) and Prince Rupert of the Palatinate (1619-1682), after Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641). They were the sons of Frederick V, King of Bohemia (1596-1632) and Elizabeth of Bohemia (1596-1662), daughter of James I (1566-1625) and Anne of Denmark (1574-1619). This is a provincial post-Restoration copy of a print, or copy, of the original once in the Royal Collection at Whitehall, and now in the Louvre. Prince Charles Louis and Prince Rupert arrived in London respectively in 1635 and 1636. The portrait must have been painted before their departure in June 1637.

Provenance

first recorded in 1731; bequeathed by Ralph Bankes, 1981

Makers and roles

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (9937)
Oil paint (8202)
Wood (125698)
Category Paintings (12519)
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum) (14367)
Periods
Maker Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641) (358)
Subjects Prince Charles Louis, Elector Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Bavaria (1617–1680) (5)
Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Count Palatine, Duke of Cumberland (1619-1682) (8)
Object Type Oil painting (16488)

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