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.

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.


By descent in the Tweeddale family

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