Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Print - Henricus II Gallorum Rex Christianissimus

Henricus II Gallorum Rex Christianissimus

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 16th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boyvin, René (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.112-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, half-length, left profile, holding a sword.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

mid 16th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Boyvin, René (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'RB.'
Signed with monogram and

'Henricus II Gallorum Rex Christianissimus.'
Lettered

Stamped with the marks of the collections of L. P. Terry (c.1800) (Lugt 2389) and of Sydney Vacher (1854-1935) (Lugt 2374)

Dimensions

Height: 26.4 cm, Width: 19.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Henry II of France, engraving by René Boyvin, mid-16th century.

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

Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Robert-Dumesnil, A.P.F. Le Peintre-Graveur Français. Paris: G. Warée, 1835-71.
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Graveurs de Portrait en France. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-9.
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

King; Sword

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.