Portrait miniature of Anne of Denmark by Isaac Oliver

Portrait of Queen Anne of Denmark (1574-1619), consort of James VI and I.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Watercolour on vellum (?) Dimensions: 5 x 5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,400; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Depicts the sitter's head and shoulders, a jewelled pendant between the thumb and index finger of sitter, in a low-cut dress with a wide lace wired collar parted in the front. In a gilt-metal frame of circa 1700 engraved on the back with the monogram of James Sotheby.

Provenance

Parry Walton, James Sotheby, by descent in the Sotheby family; Sotheby's 1955.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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