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Anne Boleyn

15 of 16 portraits on display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery

Anne Boleyn, by Unknown artist, late 16th century (circa 1533-1536) - NPG 668 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Anne Boleyn

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century (circa 1533-1536)
21 3/8 in. x 16 3/8 in. (543 mm x 416 mm)
Purchased, 1882
Primary Collection
NPG 668


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  • Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), Second Queen of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.

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There are few contemporary portraits of Anne Boleyn, and this painting derives from an earlier version. She was described as having a long neck, wide mouth and with 'eyes which were black and beautiful'. This portrait has recently undergone structural conservation following a successful fundraising campaign and the generous support of public donations.

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