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Unknown woman formerly known as Anne Boleyn
probably by Robert White, after Hans Holbein the Youngerline engraving, published 1681?3 3/4 in. x 2 7/8 in. (95 mm x 72 mm) paper sizeNPG D21020
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28 March 2016, 12:44
This lady appears to have a swelling on the right hand side of the neck. Anne Boleyn was also said to have a swelling on her neck.
A copy of the painting known as Lady Bergavenny from the Holbein Room at Strawberry Hill also presents a similar neck swelling.
Misidentified as Lady Joanna Abergavenny the Strawberry Hill painting (by or after Holbein) and this NPG picture both provide potential portraits of Queen Anne Boleyn.
27 January 2016, 15:01
This appears to be Anne Boleyn, the reservations may be unfounded. A series of paintings and engravings relating to the Holbein drawing from Weston Park appear to be very similar to this design but they all probably depict Katherine Howard althouth they are all called Anne Boleyn. This print has very distinctive eyebrows and there seems to be an indication of a swelling on her neck.
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