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Princeps Maria Henrici VIII Regis Angliæ Filia

Etcher:
Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Sitter:
Princess Mary Tudor (Greenwich 1516–1558 London)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching; first state of four
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 9/16 x 4 1/4 in. (14.1 x 10.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2102
Not on view
after a Hans Holbein the younger portrait roundel formerly in the Arundel collection. Portrait of Mary I, half-length to right, wearing a bonnet, veil, pearl necklace and low-cut bodice decorated with pearls; in a roundel.
Inscription: In plate below image: 'Princeps Maria, Henrici VIII/ Regis Angliae Filia'/'HHolbein pinxit', 'W: Hollar fecit', and 'ex Collectione Arundeliana, 1647'

Marking: Album sheet with numbers '251', Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Pennington 1465 i/iv; New Hollstein (Hollar part III) 976 I/IV; O'Donoghue III.180.6
Richard Pennington A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677. Cambridge, 1982.

Simon Turner Wenceslaus Hollar: New Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts, 1400-1700. Giulia Bartrum, vols. 1-9, 2009–2012.



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