active c. 1575-1588

Mary Stuart, Reine d'Ecosse (1542-1587)

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scot ( 1542-1587)

probably after 1578


medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diameter: 2 12 in.

around circumference: MARIA STOVVAR REGI[na] SCOTI[ae] ANGLI[ae]
center right: IA[cobus] PRIMAVE[ra]

Acc. No.: 1957.14.1138

Credit Line: Samuel H. Kress Collection

Photo credit: Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

© Artist : public domain


  • Paris, Gustave Dreyfus (1837-1914)
  • his estate
  • 1930, Purchased by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York
  • 1945, Purchased by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
  • 1957, gift to the National Gallery of Art, Washington


  • Museum's website, 24 August 2011
  • 1967 Hill, Pollard
    George Francis Hill, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art, London, 1967, n. 543 (Appendix)
  • 2007 Pollard
    John Graham Pollard, Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue, 2 vols, Washington, 2007, vol 2, n. 621, repr.