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Title:

Anne of Denmark 1574-1619

Maker:

Hilliard, Nicholas; miniaturist; studio of; British artist, 1537-1619

Category:

miniature (painting)

Name:

miniature (painting)

Date:

circa 1610

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
vellum (skin); support; stuck to card

Technique
Description:

watercolour on vellum stuck to a playing-card with one club showing verso

Dimension(s):

height, support, 54, mm
width, support, 43, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

Provenance:

Earl of Eglinton and Winton; his sale Christie's, 13 July 1922 (77), where bought by L.D. Cunliffe

Inscription:

; lid of case; table diamonds; CAR; monogram beneath an Imperial crown flanked by two Ss, and below it linked Cs (see 'physical characteristics', notes)

Exhibition(s):

Treasures of Cambridge. 1959-03-17 - 1959-04-18
Organiser: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
Venue: Goldsmith's Hall, London?
Catalogue number: 333

Princely Magnificence: Court Jewels of the Renaissance 1500-1630. 1980-10-15 - 1981-02-01
Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Catalogue number: 118

The Monarchy in Portrait Miniatures from Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria. 1993-10
Venue: D.S. Lavender (Antiques), London?
Notes: Illustrated.
Catalogue number: 12

Late Elizabethan Art. 1926
Organiser: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, Britain
Venue: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London
Notes: Plate XXIII (lent anonymously, and attributed to Isaac Oliver)
Catalogue number: 14

Artists of the Tudor Court: The Portrait Miniature Rediscovered 1520-1620. 1983-07-09 - 1983-11-06
Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Notes: Illustrated.
Catalogue number: 243

Documentation:

Bayne-Powell, Robert Lane. 1985. Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 118-9
Reproduced.

Evans, J. (1). 1970. A History of Jewellery 1100-1870.London?: p. 127
Re Jewelled case. Plate 103a-b.

Murdoch, J.. Murrell, V.J.. Noon, P.J.. Strong, Roy. 1981. The English Miniature.New Haven & London: p. 80
Re Jewelled case. Plate 86.

Auerbach, E.. 1961. Nicholas Hilliard.London?: p. 168
No. 180, plate 166.

Reynolds, Graham. 1999. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen.London?: Royal Collection Enterprises Limitedp. 79

Scarisbrick, Diana. 'Anne of Denmark's Jewellery'.
Source Title: Apollo(April-1986)
p. 228-236
Illustrated p. 231, plate III

Reynolds, Graham. Portraits by Nicholas Hilliard and his Assistants of James I and his family.
Source Title: Walpole Society XXXIV (1958)
p. 22
Plate VIa

Accession:

Object Number: 3855
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 18003; input: 2001-01-08; modified: 2011-09-02)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 701917)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/18003





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