Thursday, July 31, 2008

Gloriana


4 x 6 inches, watercolour, gouache and gold ink, 2008.
A portrait of Elizabeth I. Edmund Spencer's poem "The Faerie Queen" featured a character based on her called Gloriana and it bacame a popular nickname for her. Elizabeth ruled for 45 years between 1558 and 1603.

1 comment:

Theresa Bayer said...

My all time fave monarch, love your portrayal of her.