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Anne of Denmark

(1574-1619), Queen of James I

Sitter associated with 47 portraits
The daughter of Frederick II of Denmark, Anne married James VI of Scotland in 1589. During her time in Scotland she converted from Lutheranism to Catholicism, but James allowed her to practise in private, and her early life with him was relatively happy. Anne and James had seven children, although only Henry, Elizabeth and Charles lived beyond early childhood. In England, Anne made an important contribution to the social and cultural life at court, commissioning artists and writers - most notably Ben Jonson, composers and choreographers, as well as collecting art, particually portraiture.

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Anne of Denmark, by John De Critz the Elder - NPG 6918

Anne of Denmark

by John De Critz the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1605-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6918

Anne of Denmark, by Isaac Oliver - NPG 4010

Anne of Denmark

by Isaac Oliver
watercolour on vellum, circa 1612
NPG 4010

Anne of Denmark, after Paul van Somer - NPG 127

Anne of Denmark

after Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 17th century (circa 1617)
NPG 127

Anne of Denmark, by Unknown artist - NPG 4656

Anne of Denmark

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1628-1644
On display in Room 5 at Montacute House
NPG 4656

Anne of Denmark, by Lambert Cornelis - NPG D25724

Anne of Denmark

by Lambert Cornelis
line engraving, 1595
NPG D25724

Anne of Denmark when Queen of Scotland, by Lambert Cornelis, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18122

Anne of Denmark when Queen of Scotland

by Lambert Cornelis, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1595
NPG D18122

Anne of Denmark when Queen of Scotland, by Lambert Cornelis, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18123

Anne of Denmark when Queen of Scotland

by Lambert Cornelis, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1595
NPG D18123

King James I of England and VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark, by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke) - NPG D25686

King James I of England and VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25686

Anne of Denmark, by Pieter de Jode I - NPG D25721

Anne of Denmark

by Pieter de Jode I
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D25721

Anne of Denmark, possibly by William Faithorne, printed and published by  Robert Peake the Elder - NPG D25726

Anne of Denmark

possibly by William Faithorne, printed and published by Robert Peake the Elder
line engraving, probably early 17th century
NPG D25726

Anne of Denmark, after Unknown artist - NPG D18121

Anne of Denmark

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D18121

Anne of Denmark, by Pieter de Jode I - NPG D18126

Anne of Denmark

by Pieter de Jode I
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D18126

Anne of Denmark, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D25722

Anne of Denmark

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, published 1604
NPG D25722

Anne of Denmark, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D25723

Anne of Denmark

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, published 1604
NPG D25723

Anne of Denmark, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D25725

Anne of Denmark

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, published 1604
NPG D25725

Anne of Denmark, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D18124

Anne of Denmark

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, published 1604
NPG D18124

Anne of Denmark, by Crispijn de Passe the Elder - NPG D18125

Anne of Denmark

by Crispijn de Passe the Elder
line engraving, published 1604
NPG D18125

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