Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Painting of the Day: Anne of Denmark, 1614

Anne of Denmark
Attributed to Marcus Gheeradts the Younger, 1614
Crown Copyright
The Royal Collection 
Image Courtesy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

This lovely portrait is attributed to Marcus Gheeradts the Younger (c.1561-1635). The work of oil on panel dates to 1614 and depicts Anne of Denmark in an interior. She’s adorned in her regal jewels and a beautifully embroidered dress. 

The painting was first recorded in the Royal Collection during the reign of King James II. 

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