Portrait of a young prince as a soldier age 2 dated 1647

A Flemish oil painting on canvas of a young prince maybe a Habsburg at the age of 2 disguised as a soldier holding a drum , the head with multicoloured feathers , a sash with a gold medal of a king or emperor, surrounded by toys and a horse on wheels, against which is a standard , on the floor in front of him a whip, a cane with ribbons, a small violin and trumpet.

At the upper  left corner of the painting the inscription:

Anno 1647 Aetatis suae 2.

Relined probably in the 19th century. The frame in tortoiseshell and ebonized wood.

Dimensions : Canvas Height 55 cm (21 3/4 inches) x width 44 cm (17 1/4 inches)

With frame : Height 75 cm (29 1/2 inches) x width 64 cm (25 inches)



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