Master John

Although originally thought to be of Henry VIII’s sixth Queen, Catherine Parr, this painting was for many years identified as Lady Jane Grey but was re-identified as Catherine Parr in 1996.

Catherine Parr
Master John

It can be viewed at the National Portrait Gallery website.

This painting can be found in the following:

The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered by Charlotte Bolland and Tarnya Cooper

Tudor & Jacobean Portraits by Charlotte Bolland

A Queen of a New Invention: Portraits of Lady Jane Grey Dudley, England’s ‘Nine Days Queen’ by Stephan Edwards

Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor by Carolly Erickson

The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs edited by Christopher Falkus

Lost Faces: Identity and Discovery in Tudor Royal Portraiture edited by Bendor Grosvenor

Tower of London by Christopher Hibbert

Catherine Parr: Henry VIII’s Last Love by Susan James

A really useful guide to the Tudors by Sarah Kilby and David Souden

The King is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII by Suzannah Lipscomb

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine and Lady Jane Grey by Leanda de Lisle

Tudor: The Family Story by Leanda de Lisle. Detail only.

Kings & Queens – National Portrait Gallery

Tudor Portraits: in the National Portrait Gallery Collection – National Portrait Gallery

Lady Jane Grey: The Setting of the Reign by David Mathew

Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence edited by Janel Mueller

Lady Jane Grey and the House of Suffolk by Alison Plowden

Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr by Linda Porter

The Many Faces of Lady Jane Grey by Frank Prochaska (History Today)

King Edward VI: The Lost King of England by Chris Skidmore

Tudor and Jacobean Portraits (Volume 1 : Text) by Roy Strong

Tudor and Jacobean Portraits (Volume 2 : Plates) by Roy Strong

Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey by Nicola Tallis

National Portrait Gallery: History of the Kings and Queens of England by David Williamson. Close up only.

Re-identification details can be found in the following:

‘The lady vanishes as portrait of Jane Grey is proved wrong’ by Nigel Reynolds (The Daily Telegraph)

The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir. Briefly mentions the re-identification.