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Portrait of Richard III: P.2154-R

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Portrait of Richard III
The true Portraiture of Richard Plantagenest


Printmaker: Cross, Thomas




History note: H. Howard sold to Charrington, April 1932

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


Production date: AD 1647


Frontispiece to Sir George Buck's 'The history and the life and reigne of Richard the Third', second edition, 1647.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The True Portraiture of Richard Plantagenest,/ of England and of France King Lord of/ Ireland the third King Richard
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2154-R
Primary reference Number: 32891
Hind (English 1905): 50
Hind (English 1952-64): 75
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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