GHEERAERTS, Marcus the Younger
(b. 1561, Brugge, d. ca. 1636, London)

Portrait of Queen Elisabeth I

1592
Oil on canvas, 241 x 152 cm
National Portrait Gallery, London

This full-length portrait is the best-known work of the artist.

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