By Holly Pittman

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He may have made her better looking than in fact she was. In the three-quarter length, her features gain in tranquil attraction by contrast with the massive finery of robes and jewels, as ever scrupulously detailed. But the 'Flanders mare', her, when seen him to in reality as Henry described was disappointing enough have the marriage annulled after the obsequious Archbishop Cranmer. the match, and only Thomas Cromwell a short while after fell six for months, by As the advocate of suddenly into disgrace, he had been made Earl of Essex he was beheaded.

Curious its arrangement— though it has been attributed to Eworth, was possibly, as George Vertue surmised from the signature, the work of the Flemish painter, Lucas de Heere, who had assumption it is a leaning towards poetic fancy. possible also that rather than On this commis37 Queen Elizabeth I and the painters sioning the work she graciously accepted from it as a tribute to anything in a visiting foreign artist. Opposed went on increasingly as time the nature of a realistic likeness, she was an adverse critic of the light and shade that was its means.

Was better and richly rewarded, off, in the courts of Netherlands, where he had the favour of the dread any He settled at Antwerp and died there in there was artist bedevilled secution, little Duke 1575. For propitious in an England by attempted insurrections, savage perreligious bitterness. an Catholicism in Spain and the Spanish international of Alva. He conflict raised to Yet Court portraiture was a still new pitch of a requirement, and the confusions of the time did not stop the inflow of painters from the Netherlands.

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