© National Portrait Gallery, London
Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn
by Gauthier, probably after Hans Holbein the Younger Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, (circa 1525-1550)
9 in. x 7 1/8 in. (230 mm x 180 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
- Anne Boleyn (circa 1500-1536), Second Queen of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 23 portraits.
- Gauthier. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 314 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
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