A Queen Shows Her Face

Randall, Caitlin
May 2006
Art & Antiques;May2006, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p28
The article presents a painting of a shortest-reigning teenage queen lady Jane Grey who reluctantly ruled England for just nine days. England's shortest-reigning monarch is the only royal since 1500 of whom no likeness was made during her lifetime. Now, some experts claim that a painting that has been in a southwest London house for the past century is a portrait of the young queen. The pigments match materials used in the 16th century.


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