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Inscribed: · Å · 1597 · / PROFESSORS · AND · DEFENDORS · OF · THE / TReVE · CATHOLICKE · FAYTHE, royal arms (upper right)
63 × 78 cm (24 3/4 × 30 11/16 in.)
Gift of Kate S. Buckingham
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Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, Chicago, 1961, p. 59.
Roy C. Strong, Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, Oxford, 1963, p. 84, no. P. 98 (ill.).
Margaret Aston, The King’s Bedpost: Reformation and Iconography in a Tudor Group Por-trait, Cambridge and New York, 1993, pp. 130–31, fig. 87.
Carole Levin, The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Poli-tics of Sex and Power, Philadelphia, 1994, p. 92, fig. 6.
Immacu-lada Rodríguez Moya and Víctor Mínguez, “Iconografía de los defensores de la Religión: Felipe II de España versus Isabel I de Inglaterra,” in Fundamentalismo político y religioso: De la anti-güedad a la edad moderna, ed. Pedro Barceló, Juan José Ferrer, and Immaculada Rodríguez Moya, Vinaròs, 2003, pp. 218–19, fig. 14.
Louise Montrose, The Subject of Elizabeth: Authority, Gender, and Representation, Chicago, 2006, pp. 64–67, fig. 22.
Susan Frances Jones in Martha Wolff et al., Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2008, pp. 318-20, ill.
Chicago, Newberry Library, Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend, 2003, cat. by Clark Hulse.
C. J. Charles, New York and London, by 1925 [according to invoice dated October 30, 1925 in Art Institute Archives]; sold to Kate S. Buckingham (d. 1937), Chicago, for $10,000, 1925; bequeathed to the AIC, 1938.
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