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painting of two daughters of Philip II of Spain
Spanish paintings in the Royal Collection

Highlights of Spanish paintings in the Royal Collection


King Ferdinand V of Spain, King of Aragon (1452-1516)

c. 1470-1520

RCIN 403448

This portrait is one of a pair showing Ferdinand II of Aragon and his wife, Isabella I of Castille, the king and queen of Spain and parents of Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII. Their marriage in 1469 united the kingdoms of Aragon and Castille and transformed Spain into a major European power.

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