I certainly recommend viewing the original portraits if you can.
The National Portrait Gallery in London has the most comprehensive selection of Elizabethan portraits.
You may visit their website to learn of special exhibitions, or purchase prints.
She was committed above all else to preserving English peace and stability; her genuine love for her subjects was legendary.
Only a few years after her death in 1603, they openly lamented her passing.
All of my Tudor-related time on the internet has been devoted to redesigning Tudor England and not working on this auxillary site. And yes, kicks to me for being so disorganized and distracted.portrait of Elizabeth as princess that I've found.
All three paintings are attributed to Levina Teerlinc; the other two are dated c1565.
Levina Teerlinc and her husband were appointed court painters to King Henry VIII after the death of Hans Holbein the Younger.
She produced numerous miniature portraits, particularly of the young Queen Elizabeth.
Even her supporters believed her position dangerous and uncertain.
Her only hope, they counseled, was to marry quickly and lean upon her husband for support. She ruled alone for nearly half a century, lending her name to a glorious epoch in world history. Her sense of duty was admirable, though it came at great personal cost.
A kind visitor to this website saw it in person and confirmed that it is spectacular and urges everyone to see it.