Queen Elizabeth I

1 portrait of Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I, after Unknown artist, circa 1587 - NPG D20951 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Elizabeth I

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1587
6 3/4 in. x 6 3/4 in. (173 mm x 172 mm) plate size; 8 1/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. (205 mm x 206 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1960
Reference Collection
NPG D20951


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Sitterback to top

  • Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Reigned 1558-1603. Sitter associated with 125 portraits.

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This portraitback to top

It is likely that this unusual circular portrait of Elizabeth I was engraved by a Netherlandish artist. It was probably produced in Antwerp for a continental market during the period that English troops were fighting against the Spanish in Flanders.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D20903: Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (by same engraver as)
  • NPG D21058: Queen Elizabeth I (impression from same plate as)

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