Lot 500
  • 500

English School, late 16th century

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
Sold
15,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • English School, Late 16th Century
  • Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, bust-length, in an ivory dress wearing a pearl necklace
  • oil on panel
  • 57.8 by 43.8 cm.; 22 3/4  by 17 1/4  in.

Provenance

Reputedly presented by Queen Elizabeth I to George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness (1566-1643) (according to a label on the reverse);
Private collection, Scotland;
With The Weiss Gallery, London, by 1995, from whom acquired by the present owner.

Literature

Weiss Gallery, Icons of splendour. A catalogue of early portraiture 1530-1700, London 2004, cat. no. 6.
Close