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Published by D.S. Lavender in London .

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  • Portrait miniatures, British -- Exhibitions.,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.

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Catalogue of an exhibition held at D.S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., London, Oct. 25-31, 1993 to commemorate the 75th anniversay of the British Antique Dealers" Association.

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Statement[catalogue by David Lavender].
ContributionsLavender, David., D.S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., British Antique Dealers" Association.
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Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
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Open LibraryOL18159356M

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The Monarchy in Portrait Miniatures from Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria Lavender, David Published by D. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., London ().

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RCINCalled Elizabeth IWatercolour on Vellum Applied to Card cm in diameter©Royal Collection Purchased as a portrait of Mary Tudor when Princess on behalf of Queen Victoria during the Christies sale on 24th MayRCIN has caused much debate among art historians over the years.

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x 8 7/8 in. ( mm x mm) paper size acquired unknown source, Reference Collection NPG D Elizabeth I is one of the most celebrated monarchs in British history. She was also the longest-reigning Tudor. Yet, as the younger of two daughters born to Henry VIII, she was never supposed to be queen at all.

Elizabeth was just two years and eight months old when her mother, Anne Boleyn, was convicted for treason and executed. Elizabeth II (Now) Edward VIII () Victoria () Queen Mother. Prince William. Prince Charles. George VI () Edward VII () George V.

ELIZABETH I Elizabeth I was aged about 60 when these miniatures were painted. Hilliard deliberately painted her face using a few simple lines to create a 'mask of youth'.

He then focused on her sumptuous costume and jewels to create a portrait that is an image of a magnificent Queen rather than an ageing woman.

[27/03/] Categories. Portrait miniature of Queen Elizabeth I, watercolour on vellum, painted by Nicholas Hilliard, ca. Museum Number P Portrait miniature depicting Mary Queen of Scots (), by François Clouet (c) This miniature possibly belonged to Mary's cousin, Elizabeth I ().

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