Painting of Queen Anne Cathrine’s dog, with her monogram on its collar, dated 1598.
Bracelet of pierced enamelled gold. Possibly a gift from Christian IV to Queen Anne Cathrine, whose initials are visible on the bracelet.
Queen Anne Cathrine portrayed in 1612. Miniature ascribed to Jacob van Doordt. The locket of gold enamel was made at the same time.
King Christian IV and Queen Anne Cathrine. It was originally two separate portraits. The King was painted by Pieter Isaacsz, c. 1612.
Anna Cathrine became Queen of Denmark in 1597 when she was married to Christian IV. She was the daughter of Margrave Friedrich of Brandenburg.
This period was not only the end of a century but also the last part of an period of prosperity. It was also a time of peace, with a pause in the otherwise regular wars with Sweden.