Plate 5a: Marie de Medici as Berecynthia, from Caspar Barlaeus, "Medicea Hospes"

Etching | 29.6 x 38.7cm | 1638

Pieter Nolpe

Marie de Medici, Queen of France, and King Henry IV on a chariot drawn by four lions. At right, the female personification of Amsterdam stands on the stern of a ship.

One of a series of sixteen plates showing the festivals and ceremonies in honor of...
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