Marguerite de Valois [Premiere Femme de Henri IV}

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Marguerite de Valois [Premiere Femme de Henri  IV}
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Ambroise Tardieu after F Clouet

Marguerite de Valois [Premiere Femme de Henri IV}

Paris ca. 1790

Stipple engraving

220 x 140 mm

£55

A charming small oval portrait of Margaret of Valois was a French princess of the Valois dynasty who became queen consort of Navarre and later also of France. By her marriage to Henry III of Navarre, she was queen of Navarre and then France at her husband's 1589 accession to the latter throne