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Nicholas Hilliard (1546 - 1618)

Books by this author: The Arte of Limning
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  • Nicholas Hilliard, the first major painter whose name we know, painted the minature portraits from which we recognise many of the people of the court of Elizabeth I. His technique 'limning' which utilised water-based pigments, was considered among the highest pictorial arts.
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