Nicholas Hilliard - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Nicholas Hilliard

Style: Northern Renaissance

Place: Exeter

Born: 1547

Death: 1619

Nationality: United Kingdom


Nicholas Hilliard (c. 1547 - 7 January 1619) was an English goldsmith and limner best known for his portrait miniatures of members of the courts of Elizabeth I and James I of England. He mostly painted small oval miniatures, but also some larger cabinet miniatures, up to about ten inches tall, and at least two famous half-length panel portraits of ...