Portrait of Charles I when Duke of York by Robert Peake

Peake appointed principal painter to Henry Prince of Wales soon after accession of James I and painted number of portraits of him and brother Charles.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
112 x 83 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
Agnew's

In the past, this picture was known as a portrait of Henry and even as James, 7th Lord Hay's son. But opinion is that the portrait is an early likemess of Charles I, when aged about five.

Provenance

By descent in the Tweeddale family

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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