Philip II, King of Spain

1 portrait

Philip II, King of Spain, after Titian, 1555 - NPG 4175 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Philip II, King of Spain

after Titian
oil on panel, 1555
3 3/8 in. x 2 1/2 in. (86 mm x 64 mm)
Given by Edward Peter Jones, 1960
Primary Collection
NPG 4175


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  • Titian (circa 1488-1576). Artist associated with 44 portraits.

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Mary married Philip II of Spain in 1554 against the wishes of Parliament. He was the son of the Emperor Charles V and a deeply religious man. These small portraits may have been produced the year after the marriage to commemorate the couple's union. They derive from existing portrait types.

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  • NPG 4174: Queen Mary I (companion portrait)

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