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Serenissima Doma. Maria De Medices Regina Mater Franciae Et Navarrae

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    before 1622 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.212-1960

  • 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)

Date

before 1622 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

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

Dimensions

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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Queen; Consort

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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