King James II (1633–1701)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 499953.5

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1700 - 1750
Materials Oil on panel (oval)
Measurements 292 x 241 mm (11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Lyme, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lyme, Cheshire, North West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel (oval), King James II (1633-1701), British (English) School, early 18th century. An oval half-length portrait, turned to the right, facing, gazing at the spectator, in a pale brown full-bottomed wig, wearing full armour, a lace cravat and the blue ribbon of the Garter as a sash. One of a set of six oval panel paintings, this one depicting James II. A bust length standard likeness against a dark background.


Original to Lyme

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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