image James I and Anne, IM006231
Image number: RS.17179
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Double portrait of King James and Queen Anne

Date

1603-1618

Sitter

Creator

Johan Wierix (b.1549, Flemish), Engraver

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p91

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (Plate): 266mm
width (Plate): 228mm

Subject

Description

Double portrait of King James I of England (James VI of Scotland) and Queen Anne of Denmark, engraved by Johannes Wierix.

Portraits of James I and Anne of Denmark; whole length, standing, James in high hat and breastplate, holding a baton in front of his body, the other hand on the hilt of his sword, his helmet resting on pedestal behind to the left; Anne wearing an elaborately decorated and pearl-adorned dress of the time with wide ruff, holding a piece of material in her hand; a landscape.

From a set of albums known as Collectanea Newtoniana, a selection of prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Newton, collected by Charles Turnor (1768-1853). Turnor was an astronomer, collector and Fellow of the Royal Society. He owned Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton’s birthplace).

Related Fellows

Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place

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