Elizabeth I Sieve Portrait

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Quentin Metsys the Younger
published on 28 May 2020
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A 1579-83 CE portrait by Quentin Metsys the Younger of Elizabeth I of England (r. 1588-1603 CE). It is known as the Sieve Portrait because the queen holds a large sieve in her left hand - symbol of chastity. (Pinacoteca Nazionale, Sienna, Italy)

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Younger, Q. M. T. (2020, May 28). Elizabeth I Sieve Portrait. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/12316/

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Younger, Quentin M. T. "Elizabeth I Sieve Portrait." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 28, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/12316/.

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Younger, Quentin M. T. "Elizabeth I Sieve Portrait." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 May 2020. Web. 24 Nov 2020.

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