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Serenissima Doma. Maria De Medices Regina Mater Franciae Et Navarrae

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    before 1622 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cockson, Thomas (engraver)
    Holland, Compton (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, portrait of a woman, half-length, facing slightly right, within an oval border with letters.

Place of Origin

London (published)


before 1622 (published)


Cockson, Thomas (engraver)
Holland, Compton (publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'TC sculp.'
Signed with monogram

'Serenissima Doma. Maria De Medices Regina Mater Franciae Et Navarre. etc. / The mighty Princesse. Maria De Medices…Queen-regent thereof. etc. Comp: Holl: excu.'
Lettered around the border


Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Marie de Médicis, engraving by Thomas Cockson, before 1622.

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

Hind, Arthur Mayger. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. London: Cambridge University Press, 1952-5, 3 v.
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

Queen; Consort


Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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