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Portrait miniature - Portrait of Henry III, King of France

Portrait of Henry III, King of France

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on copper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Emma Joseph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 6, box H

Physical description

Quarter length portrait miniature of Henry III, King of France. Set in original locket.

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1575 (painted)



Materials and Techniques

Oil on copper


Height: 44 mm, Width: 37 mm

Descriptive line

Anonymous portrait miniature of Henry III, King of France, oil on copper. French, ca. 1575.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.


Oil colour; Copper



Subjects depicted



Portraits; Paintings; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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