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Katherine of Aragon

2 of 13 portraits of Katherine of Aragon

Katherine of Aragon, attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte), circa 1525 - NPG 4682 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Katherine of Aragon

attributed to Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)
watercolour on vellum, circa 1525
1 1/2 in. (38 mm) diameter
Purchased, 1969
Primary Collection
NPG 4682

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  • Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), First Queen of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 13 portraits.

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The Latin inscription signifies 'Katherine, his wife', and suggests that this miniature was a pair with one of Henry VIII. She wears a jewelled cross and a brooch with the letters IHS, the first three letters of the name of Jesus in Greek.

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