© National Portrait Gallery, London
Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey
by Robert William Sievier, after Hans Maler Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1822 (1519)
18 1/2 in. x 14 in. (470 mm x 355 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Hans Maler (before 1500-1529). Artist associated with 4 portraits.
- Robert William Sievier (1794-1865), Engraver, sculptor and scientist. Artist associated with 16 portraits.
- NPG D24992: Anne, Queen of Hungary wrongly identified as Lady Jane Grey (from same plate)
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