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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910), later Edward VII

Overview

Creator: Sir William Ross (1794-1860) (artist)
Creation Date: 
1846
Materials: 
Watercolour on ivory laid on card
Dimensions: 
6.6 x 5.8 cm
RCIN 
420337
Reference(s): 
Vic Min 714
XQG 1983 K&Q 110
RL 1881 16-iii
RL 1870 14.B.5
Cust 1910 21/1
XQG 1963 Child 70
XQG 1990 159
Provenance: 
Commissioned by Prince Albert as a gift for Queen Victoria
Description:

Completed, according to the inscription on the reverse of the frame, in April 1846 as the second in the sequence of miniatures of the children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert painted when each child was five years old. In the same year the Prince of Wales was also memorably painted by Franz Xaver Winterhalter at full-length, dressed in a sailor suit (404873; Royal Collection).

Further details

Additional Creators: Hatfield (frame maker)
Category: 
Miniatures