Oil painting on canvas, Prince Charles Louis, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, and Duke of Bavaria (1617–1680), after Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641). A full-length portrait of a young man turned slightly to the left, gazing at the spectator, in breast plate and red breeches with a cane. 1909 inventory describes as 'Prince Rupert after Van Dyck'; 1930 Inventory as his older brother 'Prince Charles Louis by Van Dyck'.
1938 memo states 'This picture came from Holland House and was for a long period at Bilton Hall Rugby, being brought there by Addison. A companion picture of Prince Maurice was sold at Christies to Sir Charles Walstein ' GT Hall 1902-6, ST hall 1908-63, Top flat 1961-1991, William and Mary Staircase - date; gift of Francis 'Frank' William Green FSA (1861-1954), 1930
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after Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist