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Elizabeth I

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    David, Charles (engraver)
    Oliver, Isaac, born 1558 - died 1617 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 8

Physical description

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, within an oval border.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


early 17th century (printed)


David, Charles (engraver)
Oliver, Isaac, born 1558 - died 1617 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Aet. 70. C David Fe.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

With the mark of the collection of Sydney Vacher (1854-1935) (Lugt 2376)

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Elizabeth I, engraving by Charles David after Isaac Oliver, early 17th century.

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

O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Graveurs de Portrait en France. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-9.
Bibliothèque National. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Paris: M. le Garrec, 1930.
O’Donoghue, Freeman M. A Descriptive and Classified Catalogue of Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I. London: B. Quartich, 1894.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.



Subjects depicted



Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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