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Unknown Lady, by Nicholas Hilliard

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An image of Unknown Lady. Hilliard, Nicholas (British, 1537-1619). Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a playing-card with hearts on verso, which have been overpainted with brown watercolour, height 73 mm, width 53 mm, circa 1595. Acquired with money bequeathed by Mrs Coppinger Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

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Unknown Lady. Hilliard, Nicholas (British, 1537-1619). Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a playing-card with hearts on verso, which have been overpainted with brown watercolour, height 73 mm, width 53 mm, circa 1595. Acquired with money bequeathed by Mrs Coppinger Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

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  • Accession Number: 3898
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 780 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 625.73kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2015:05:21 14:38:35

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16th Century _WF_ArtFund aristocracy aristocratic auburn beaded bodice British School brunette cherries cherry clothes clothing coiffure collar corset costume countess curls curly Elizabethan English fashion fashionable female Fitz_PDP fruits hair hairstyle high collar high hair Hilliard jewellery lace lace collar lacy lady miniature necklace Nicholas Hilliard nobility noblewoman oval painting pale portrait miniature portraits pretty puffed sleeve redhead Renaissance ringlets ruff sleeve society portraiture Tudor Period vellum watercolour woman young

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