Mary of Medicis & Louis the thirteenth [art original].

Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on laid paper ; sheet 337 x 195 mm
Title from manuscript text on verso in Horace Walpole's hand.
One from a group of six portraits cited in the 1774 Strawberry Hill catalogue: Six curious pictures in water-colours of Mary de Medici and Louis 13th. and five great duchesses of Tuscany; copied from a chamber at Poggio Imperiale near Florence, where the originals are dressed in the very cloaths [sic] they wore, pasted on the hangings, with the faces painted on sattin [sic].
Cited in the 1842 sale text: Six curious pictures, in water colours, of Mary de Medici and Louis XIII, and five Great Duchesses of Tuscany, copied from a chamber at the Pazzio Imperiale, near Florence, where the originals are dressed in the very clothes they wore, placed on the hangings, with the faces painted on satin.
1842, May 14, Day 18, Lot 110 bt Earl of Derby, £5.5.0; 1954 July 2, Christie's, Derby Sale, Lot 207 to Agnew & Sons for W.S. Lewis September 1954. The lot of six drawings also included a Flemish drawing of a Female Saint worshipping a crucifix.
Variant Titles:
Marie de Médicis and Louis XIII
Marie de Médici and Louis XIII
Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643
Marie de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry IV, King of France, 1573-1642
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)
Walpole Horace, 1717-1797
Group portraits
Watercolors -- 18th century
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
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Call Number:
SH Contents Un58 no. 13 Box 115
Orbis Record:
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
Digital version of verso