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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after Hans Holbein the Younger, ca. 1497–1543, German, active in Switzerland and England
Title:

Familia Regia: Henry VIII, Henry VII, Elizabeth of York, Jane Seymour

Date:
1742
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 23 3/4 inches (50.5 × 60.3 cm), Plate: 19 1/8 × 22 3/4 inches (48.6 × 57.8 cm), and Image: 18 × 21 1/2 inches (45.7 × 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "FAMILIA REGIA | ab Holbenio picta."; upper right: "PL.I"; lettered, lower center: "Celsissimo Principi CAROLO SEYMOUR. Somersetiae DUCI, hertfordice Marchioni et Comiti Vice-comiti Beauchamp de Hatche, Baroni SEYMOUR de Trowbridge de Cockermouth et Petworth. | civitatis cicestriae, celberrimae Academiae Cantabrigiensis Cancellario, auratae Periscelides ordinis Equiti Magnae Britanniae, Regi a Secretioribus Consilius, hanc Tabulam summo cultu et observantia. | D.D.D. Georgius vertue. | Ectypum, unde haec tabula descripta fuit, ab arcetypo in camera interiori palatu dicti Whitehall ante fatale ejus incedium an 1697 depictum, in adibus regus Kensigintoniae Servatur."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10332
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55951
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, pp. 2-3, No. 2, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 25, no. 2, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)


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