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Painting (Oil on Canvas, Framed) of King Charles II, Artist Unknown, Probably 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 95496
Object Type: Object
Accession Number: 1954-30
Brief Description: The painting is believed to be painted during the lifetime of Charles II. Framed, unglazed. The painting shows a head and shoulders portrait of Charles II, looking out from a roundel. His gaze is to the right of the viewer. The frame appears to be gilt overlaid by gold paint. The reverse of the frame has two eye hooks and a nylon hanging string. There are two wooden keys at each corner of the canvas and the canvas is held in place in the frame by specially made wooden T's which are fixed by copper alloy screws.
Primary Inscriptions: "CHARLES II / 1630 - 1685 / Founder of the Royal Society" painted on a later wooden label.
Provenance: Purchased from Mr St John Biven in 1954.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Oil Paint
Pigment
Varnish
Canvas
Wood
Gesso
Bole
Gold
Gold Paint
Copper Alloy
Nylon
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
870 735 5.5 mm

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