indypendentroyalty: “ A pair of miniature paintings thought to have been commissioned by Elizabeth I to mark the end of her relationship with Robert Dudley. Elizabeth I often commissioned miniatures as personal gifts. These were made to mark the end.
Queen Elizabeth I., circa late Possibly one of the portraits done for distribution, with Her Majesty's approval. So popular and in demand were her portraits, Elizabeth permitted mass production of her image, for the people.
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England half length, wearing a green embroidered gold brocade jacket with a red velvet vlieger, set with precious stones and jewelry, with lace collar, cuffs and veil. Oil on panel after Federico Zucchero.
Portrait medallion of Elizabeth I of England, obverse, Date: between 1572 and 1573 Medium: gold and rock crystal over miniature Diplomatic gift to Adriaen de Manmaker, appointed Treasurer General of the province of Zeeland on 20 October