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Charles II 1630-85: 3909

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Current Location: In storage


Charles II 1630-85


Miniaturist: Dixon, Nicholas (School of)



Measurements and weight

Height: 69 mm
Width: 57 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


17th Century, Mid-Late
1670 - 1689


Formerly attributed to Samuel Cooper. 'Copied from the well known portrait by Riley' (Oliver Millar). 'As Dixon had taken over the role of appointed miniaturist from S.C., I would have thought these (3834 also) are certainly by Dixon though not his best' (H.W.)

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3909
Primary reference Number: 17872
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 31 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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