The Five Children of Charles I

Related Artist: Remigius van Leemput (1607-1675)


Woburn Abbey Collection

Object details

Title

The Five Children of Charles I

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

57.8 x 52.7 cm

Artist

Related artist

Remigius van Leemput (1607-1675)

Most recent published attribution

Leemput [Millar in Barnes et al. 2004]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Woburn Abbey Collection

Provenance

Mary Edwards (1705–1743), her sale, Cock’s, London, May 28th–29th 1743 (5), ‘King Charles and his Family (in 2 Pictures) by old Remy’, bought by the Duke of Bedford;
by descent at Woburn Abbey.

Literature

Literature

G. Scharf, Third Portion of a Catalogue of the Pictures, Miniatures and Enamels at the Residence of His Grace the Duke of Bedford, 81 Eaton Square, London, London 1878, p.59, no.61, as by Theodore Roussel/Russell;
O. Millar in S. Barnes, N. De Poorter, H. Vey, O. Millar, Van Dyck. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, New Haven and London 2004, p.480, under no.IV.62, as ‘probably by Remigius van Leemput’.

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

None

Panel maker's mark

None

Wax seals

None

Labels

  1. Vestigial old square paper label

Inscriptions

Black painted inscription: CHILDREN OF KING CHARLES I./ THEODORE RUSSELL AFTER SIR ANTHONY VAN DYCK

Indistinct white chalk inscriptions including numerals 23 snd 5; indistinct pencil inscriptions including numeral 2

Dendro report no.

OS1599/?

Author

James Innes-Mulraine

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