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Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (printed)

  • Date:

    1615 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Boetius Adams (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print, portrait of a woman, three-quarter-length, full face, standing beside a table.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (printed)


1615 (printed)


Bolswert, Boetius Adams (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Aet. 16 1613 / Ao. 1615.'
Lettered with dedication, name of sitter etc. and

Stamped with the marks of the collections of John Young, F.S.A. (deid c.1874) (Lugt 1560), of the Rev. J. Burleigh James (mid-19th century) (Lugt 1425) and of Lawson Thompson (1837-1919) (Lugt 1770)


Height: 39.4 cm cut, Width: 29.5 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, engraving by Boetius Adams Bolswert, 1615.

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.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.



Subjects depicted

Queen; Monarch


Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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