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Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), Second Queen of Henry VIII

Sitter associated with 22 portraits
The second wife of Henry VIII, Anne was associated with the King from 1527 and secretly married him in 1533, shortly before Henry's divorce from Katherine of Aragon was completed. Later in the same year their daughter Princess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth I) was born. By 1536 Henry had grown tired of Anne and was still desperate for a male heir and began to doubt the legitimacy of their marriage. That same year Anne was charged with adultery and incest and was executed at the Tower of London.

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Anne Boleyn

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century (circa 1533-1536)
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 668

4980(15)

Anne Boleyn

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century
NPG 4980(15)

D20276

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Gauthier, probably after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple engraving, (circa 1525-1550)
NPG D20276

D42718

Unknown woman called Anne Boleyn

after Unknown artist
line engraving, late 16th to early 17th century
NPG D42718

D42717

Unknown woman called Anne Boleyn

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D42717

D24936

Anne Boleyn

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D24936

D21018

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1649
NPG D21018

D21019

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Gaspar Bouttats, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, late 17th century
NPG D21019

D21021

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

probably by Robert White, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1681?
NPG D21021

D21020

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

probably by Robert White, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1681?
NPG D21020

D24177

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by John Hall, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D24177

D21022

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen, after Adriaen van der Werff, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, circa 1707
NPG D21022

D33817

Anne Boleyn

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by Edward Harding, after Silvester Harding, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1790
NPG D33817

D40303

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by John Chamberlaine, after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple engraving printed in colours, published 1 June 1797
NPG D40303

D24178

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24178

D24179

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple and line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D24179

D24175

Anne Boleyn

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D24175

D20391

Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, circa 1746
NPG D20391

D42828

Anne Boleyn

published by Charles Jefferys, after Unknown artist
chromolithograph, 1846
NPG D42828