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Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey

2 of 4 portraits of Anne, Queen of Hungary

Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey, by Robert William Sievier, and  John Brydone, after  Hans Maler, published 4 June 1822 - NPG D24992 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey

by Robert William Sievier, and John Brydone, after Hans Maler
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1822
18 in. x 14 in. (458 mm x 357 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D24992

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  • John Brydone (active 1822), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
  • Hans Maler (before 1500-1529). Artist associated with 4 portraits.
  • Robert William Sievier (1794-1865), Engraver, sculptor and scientist. Artist associated with 16 portraits.

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The inscription on this print claims that the portrait is based on an original picture by Hans Holbein in the collection of Col. Elliott of Nottingham. As with the Heroologia print and others, Hans Holbein's name is frequently associated with erroneously identified portraits of Lady Jane. We cannot say if Col. Elliott deliberately misidentified the portrait or whether he was genuinely mistaken.

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  • NPG D32037: Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey (from same plate)

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