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Christina of Sweden

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (published)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Collin, Richard, born 1626 (engraver)
    Meyssens, Johannes, born 1612 - died 1670 (publisher)
    Bourdon, Sébastien, born 1616 - died 1671 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.213-1960

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, portrait of a woman, head and shoulders, facing half left, upon a pedestal.

Place of Origin

Belgium (published)

Date

mid 17th century (published)

Artist/maker

Collin, Richard, born 1626 (engraver)
Meyssens, Johannes, born 1612 - died 1670 (publisher)
Bourdon, Sébastien, born 1616 - died 1671 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Bourdon pin. R. Collin sc. Joa. Meyssens exc.'
Lettered with name of sitter and

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

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm cut, Width: 11.7 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Christina of Sweden, engraving by Richard Collin after Sébastien Bourdon, mid-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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Queen

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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