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IMAGE number
BAL68921
Title
The Armada Portrait, c.1588 (oil on panel)
Artist
Gower, George (1540-96) (attr. to) / English
Description
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603). Commemorates the great sea battle of 1588 when the English fleet defeated the invading Spanish Armada sent to overthrow Elizabeth. The view of the battle in the two windows behind the Queen conveys messages of Elizabeth's victory. "God blew and they were scattered". on the left the English fleet returning on the right the Spanish armada sinking
Location
Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, UK
Medium
huile sur panneau
Date
1588 (C16th)
Dimensions
133.5x105.5 cms
Credit
The Armada Portrait, c.1588 (oil on panel), Gower, George (1540-96) (attr. to) / Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, UK / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • authority
  • britain
  • british
  • collar
  • crown
  • elizabethan
  • england
  • english
  • female
  • globe
  • great britain
  • imperial
  • lace
  • painting
  • pearls
  • portrait
  • post-armada
  • power
  • queen
  • queen of the seas
  • royal
  • royalty
  • rulers
  • spain
  • triumph
  • triumphant
  • tudor
  • uk

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