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Attributed to Federico Zuccaro (1542-1609) this portrait contains the typical symbols and emblems used in classic Elizabethan portraiture. Elizabeth I is represented in an elaborate dark red gown, decorated with pearls and precious stones (rubies and emeralds). She is wearing a pendant at her breast depicting a Phoenix. In her left hand she holds a feather fan and in her right the Tudor rose.
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17th Century
276 x 357 x 5mm
395 x 460 x 35mm
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