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Charles II (1630–1685)

Photo credit: St Mary's Guildhall

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This painting is by a Mr Ellis 'the Limner', who is recorded as supplying three paintings to the corporation in the early 1680s, each of these being imitations of earlier originals. Little is known of the artist, though evidence exists to suggest he may once have been a pupil of Sir Godfrey Kneller, and there are certain similarities between this portrait and an early portarit of the King attributed to Kneller.

St Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry

Coventry

  • Date

    1681

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    236 x 137 cm (E)

  • Accession number

    VA.1950.0017

  • Acquisition method

    purchased, 1691

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St Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry

Bayley Lane, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 5RN England

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