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Creator:
Nicholas Hilliard, ca. 1547–1619, British
Title:

James I of England and VI of Scotland

Date:
ca. 1610
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and gold, pen and black ink on vellum
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches (6.7 x 5.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in gilt lower left to upper center to lower right: "JACOBVS DEI GRATIA MAGNA BRITANIA FRANCIA ET HIBERNIA REX", in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower center: "Caesar dando subleuando ignoscendo, | Gloriam adeptus est NH"

Signed in pen and brow ink lower left: "NH"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1393
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
James VI and I (1566–1625), king of Scotland, England, and Ireland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38698
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