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Creator:
Print made by Edward Le Davis, active 1671–1691, British
after Jan Baptist Gaspars, 1620?–1691, Flemish
Published by Moses Pitt, 1639–1697, British
Title:

Catherine of Braganza

Additional Title(s):

Serenissima Catharina

Date:
1682
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 18 7/8 × 10 13/16 inches (47.9 × 27.4 cm) and Image: 17 3/16 × 10 1/2 inches (43.7 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in blue pen, on back, center: "(1638-1705)"; in graphite, lower left: "VOL VIII"; in blue pen, lower left: "Oxford"; in graphite, lower right: "[...]"

Marked in gray ink, lower left, stamped: "Hope | Port. Collin (rest cut off)"; on back, lower left, in red ink, stamped: "Ashmolean Museum | Duplicate | Sold by Authority."; lower center, in gray ink, stamped: "Hope | Port. Collin. | Oxford."

Lettered, lower left: "John Baptist Gaspers Pinxit"; lower center: "Serenissima Catharina Mag: Brit: Fran: & Hiber: | Regina &c."; lower right: "Sold by Moses Pitt at the | Angel in St. Pauls ChurchYard Ed: Davis Sculpsit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.43.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brocade | broches | column (architectural element) | crown (symbol of sovereignty) | draperies | ermine | gaze | jewels | lace | mantle | monarch | necklace | orbs | pearls | portrait | posing | queen (person) | robe | ruler | sky | stairs | tapestry | tree | veil | window | woman
Associated People:
Catherine of Braganza, (1638 - 1705), Queen of Charles II
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49151
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