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Marie de Medici, Queen of France

Marie de Medici, Queen of France
plate 2 from the Women at the time of Henry IV series, 1st edition, published by Paul De La Houve, Paris, France, 1600

30.6 × 24.3 cm (image) 34.1 × 24.3 cm (image and text) 34.3 × 24.7 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hollstein 2021 ii/iii; Alvin 1978; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1869; Le Blanc 21 ii/iii
2nd of 3 states
published by Paulus de la Houve, Paris, France, 1600
printed in ink l.l.: Joan. Wierix / Sculpsit. / 1600.
printed in ink l.c.l.: Princess don’t le nom honnora ta naissance / Le ciel ayant ton coeur de ses graces ves tu / Augmente tellement le los de la vertu / Qu'on te desire voir bien tost Royne de France.
printed in ink l.r.: Auec priuil. du Roy. / Paulcs de la Houue / excudebat. / au Palais
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1959
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Costume Law, Civics, and Protest Portraits
Subjects (specific)
collectors consorts (spouses) hairstyles jewellery Marie de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry IV patrons (philanthropists) queens (people) ruffs