The Portrait Gallery


At right, the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I as Diana, goddess of chastity, in a painting attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. Note the computer image is tinted sepia from a black and white photograph.

 


 

Source: Roy Strong, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, Vol. 2(London: HM Stationary Office, 1969), plate 215.


The Long Gallery at Haddon Hall, Derbyshire: a typical Elizabethan gallery dating from the end of the 16th century. Intended as a sheltered exercise area, the floorboards and the steps leading up to the gallery are reputed to have been cut from one tree.

Lady Mary Wroth, with her archlute, artist unknown.

Source: Barbara K. Lewalski, Writing Women in Jacobean England (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1993), p. 242.

Sir Philip Sidney, 1544-1586, artist unknown, c. 1576.

(c) National Portrait Gallery


John Donne (left) and Ben Jonson, artists unknown.

Source: Roy Strong, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, Vol.2 (London: HM Stationary Office, 1969), plates 118 and 362.


Andrew Marvell, artist unknown.

 

Source: Don Wolfe, Milton and His England (Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971), plate 101.


Nicholas Hilliard's portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh.

 

Source: Roy Strong, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, Vol. I (London: HM Stationary Office, 1969), unnumbered plate facing title page.


John Milton as a youth (artist unknown) and in late middle age (by William Fairthorne).

 

Source: Don M. Wolfe, Milton and His England (Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971), plates 2 and 4.


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