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Catherine of Braganza

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beckett, Isaac (engraver)
    Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 4

Physical description

Print, portrait of a woman, half-length, facing slightly left, within an oval.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


late 17th century (printed)


Beckett, Isaac (engraver)
Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Filia Joannis iiii Reg Portug etc. P. Lely Pinzit IBecket fec.'
Lettered with name of sitter and


Height: 18.7 cm, Width: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Catherine of Braganza, mezzotint by Isaac Beckett after Peter Lely, late 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Graveurs de Portrait en France. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-9.



Subjects depicted



Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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