Queen Elizabeth I Portrait May Fetch $2mn at Sotheby’s

Portrait of celebrated movie star Queen Elizabeth I has been anticipated to fetch 1 million pounds ($2 million) at a Sotheby’s auction house in London on 22 November. Antwerp artist Steven van der Meulen created queen’s portrayal in 1560s. On her visit to Hampden House, this 16th-Century queen handed over her sketch to Griffith Hampden and it has now reached auction house by Hampden trust.
Elizabeth, who reigned England from 1558 till she was alive i.e. 1603 was known as the virgin queen as she stayed unmarried throughout. Her feature film depicts her gamut of love affairs. Are you ready to glare at the life-sized portrait of Elizabeth I that is scheduled for auction as a part of British art on Bond Street on 22 November?

Via Bloomberg

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