English School, circa 1575 A Judge, probably Sir John Clench (c.15351607), wearing miniver lined crimson cloak closed at his right shoulder, white fur tippet, small ruff, white coif and black felt cap
Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619) A pair of portraits of Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532-1588): she, wearing black bodice decorated with gold, lace edged pleated ruff and bejewelled gold necklace, jewels and gauze veil in her curled fair hair; he, wearing black doublet, collar of the Order of the Garter, pleated lace ruff and black cap with gold mounted ruby border
Richard Gibson (British, 1615-1690) Anne Hyde, Duchess of York (1637-1671), wearing ochre dress with slashed sleeve over white smock, mole-coloured mantle pinned at her left shoulder with jewelled clasp, pendent pearls from a jewelled brooch at her corsage and pearl necklace, her brown hair worn loose and curling
Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Lady, half-length, wearing blue dress over white smock, a crimson mantle about her shoulders, she rests her right elbow on a plinth, a dove nestled in her hand, pillar and landscape backgroundnext page
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