Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Maria D. G. Angliae Scotiae Franciae et Hiberniae Regina

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Valck, Gerard, born 1651 - died 1726 (engraver)
    Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    25810:2

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22, box A

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a young woman, oval border, turned to left, looking to front and wearing a pearl necklace. The border is decorated with the seated female figures of Prudence (holding a snake and mirror) and Minerva (holding a spear and shield, and wearing a helmet with an owl).

Place of Origin

Netherlands (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Valck, Gerard, born 1651 - died 1726 (engraver)
Kneller, Godfrey Bt (Sir), born 1646 - died 1723 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Maria D. G. Angliae Scotiae Franciae et Hiberniae Regina G. Kneller: ad vivum pinxit. G. Valck Excudit.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 56.5 cm, Width: 41.3 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Mary II, engraving by Gerard Valck after Godfrey Kneller, late 17th century.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Queen; Spear; Necklace; Pearl; Mirror; Snake; Armour; Shield; Owl

Categories

Portraits; Prints; 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.