7 of 74 portraits of Queen Anne
- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue
by Charles Boit
1 3/4 in. x 1 1/2 in. (44 mm x 38 mm) oval
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The head closely resembles that of Kneller’s Coronation portrait of 1702-03. Other signed examples are in the Royal Collection,  at Rosenborg Castle (1726) dated 1705,  and on permanent loan to the Mauritshuis from the Rijksmuseum (A4299).  Another was sold Sotheby’s, 25 November 1974, lot 22, dated 1710.
Footnotesback to top
1) G. Reynolds, The sixteenth and seventeenth-century Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 1999, no.394.
2) Illus. G. C. Williamson, The History of Portrait Miniatures,1904, II, f.p.52, no.7; W. Nisser, Michael Dahl, 1927, cat. p 106, no.1c.
3) W. Nisser, Michael Dahl, 1927, cat. p 106, no.1a, pl.v fig.1.
Referenceback to top
G. W. Lundberg, emaljmälaren Charles Boit, 1933, p 9.
Simon & Saywell (eds.) 2004
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, NPG, ed. J. Simon & D. Saywell, 2004, p 14.
R. J. B. Walker, Miniatures, 300 years of the English Miniature Illustrated from the Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, pp 50-51.
Provenanceback to top
Hon Frederic H. A. Wallop (1870-1953); in 1932-33 given to his nephew Alan Evans (c.1890-1974), by whom bequeathed to the National Gallery 1974; lent to the NPG 1974 (L152/20) until permanently transferred 1994.
Exhibitionsback to top
Victoria and Albert Museum 1930–49, initially as ‘Portrait of a Lady’; Marlborough and Anne 1934, no.362a lent Evans as Queen Anne.
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