Rare portrait of aged Queen Elizabeth I authenticated

Posted: March 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

A painting of Queen Elizabeth I that portrays her in all her aging glory has recently been authenticated as in now on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. This version of Elizabeth eschews the alabaster smooth skin and preternaturally youthful look that characterize her portraits long after the bloom of her youth […] Read story

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