Anne of Denmark
48 of 49 portraits of Anne of Denmark
Anne of Denmark
by Jacobus Houbraken, after Paul van Somer
12 1/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (307 mm x 235 mm) plate size; 21 5/8 in. x 15 3/4 in. (550 mm x 400 mm) paper size
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- Anne of Denmark (1574-1619), Queen of James I. Sitter associated with 49 portraits.
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