Samuel Cooper (about 1608-72)
Portrait of Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans
Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a table-book leaf
Signed lower left 'SC' in monogram
Museum no. P.110-1910
Henrietta Anne (1644-70), the youngest daughter of Charles I, grew up in exile in France. This was painted in London, presumably before her marriage in 1661 to the Duke of Orleans, brother of Louis XIV.