Serenissima Princeps Maria Beatrix Ducissa Eboracensis &.ct.
Sold by Moses Pitt at ye Angel in S.t Pauls Churchyard. [n.d., c.1675.]
Copper engraving, 475 x 280mm, 18¾ x 11". Contemporary red ruling. Crease.
Maria Beatrice Eleanor Anne Margaret Isabella d’Este (1658-1718), daughter of Alfonso d’Este III, duke of Modena, shown shortly after her marriage to James, Duke of York, in 1673. His conversion to Catholicism, accession to the throne as James II wiith the possibility of a Catholic succession resulted in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. Engraved by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc) (1649-1697) after a portrait by Sir Peter Lely. Vanderbank moved to London in 1674.
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