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  • Place of origin:

    Venice (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1626 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Franco, Giacomo, born 1550 - died 1620 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Sydney Vacher, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 3, box E

Physical description

Engraving of the wife and daughters of the Doge of Venice; highlighting the wife's costume.

Place of Origin

Venice (possibly, made)


1626 (made)


Franco, Giacomo, born 1550 - died 1620 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 9 13/16 in Cut to, Width: 6 13/16 in Cut to

Descriptive line

Engraving by Giacomo Franco: Wife and daughters of the Doge of Venice; illustrating the wife's costume.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921




Prints; Fashion; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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