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Nicholas Hilliard

(c. 1547—1619) miniature painter


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(c. 1547–1619),

miniaturist, patronized by Elizabeth I and later by James I. He wrote an interesting treatise, the Art of Limning (1603), which records discussions with Sir P. Sidney and Elizabeth I. He was eulogized by contemporary poets, including Constable and Donne.

Subjects: Art.


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