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Unknown woman, formerly known as Queen Anne

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Unknown woman, formerly known as Queen Anne, by Unknown artist, 1690s -NPG 1674 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Unknown woman, formerly known as Queen Anne

by Unknown artist
1690s
17 3/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (450 mm x 335 mm) overall
NPG 1674

This portraitback to top

Purchased as a portrait of Queen Anne, NPG 1674 is an informal portrait of a girl with nothing regal about her. Piper had regarded the identification of Anne as speculative.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 8 (as called Queen Anne).

Provenanceback to top

A. P. Ready, from whom purchased 1912 as Princess Anne.


This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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