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Marie de Médicis

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cossin, Louis, born 1627 - died 1704 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.229-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 7

Physical description

Print, portrait of a woman, full-length, facing slightly left, seated under a canopy decorated with fleurs-de-lis; above are putti with roses and lillies, on the right is a crown upon cushions. The left side of the plate has not been worked.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Cossin, Louis, born 1627 - died 1704 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 32.1 cm, Width: 21.3 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Marie de Médicis, possibly by Louis Cossin, 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.

Production Note

State before letters.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Fleur de lis; Flowers; Consort; Crown; Queen; Putti

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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