NPG Number
4682
Mkey
1143
Sitter/Title
Katherine of Aragon
Qualifier
attributed to
Artist(s)
LucasHorenbout(orHornebolte)
Date made
circa 1525
Medium
watercolour on vellum
Credit line
© National Portrait Gallery, London
katherine of aragon

1143

4682

Katherine of Aragon

attributed to

Lucas Horenbout (or Hornebolte)

circa 1525

watercolour on vellum

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Latin inscription signifies 'Katherine, his wife', and suggests that this miniature was a pair with one of {Henry VIII|mp2145}. She wears a jewelled cross and a brooch with the letters IHS, the first three letters of the name of Jesus in Greek.