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Renaissance art: a matter of perspective

The Ambassadors, painting by Hans Holbein the Younger - his work is spectacular and holds up in the originals - wow!!

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Lady Lister, Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1532-43. "A portrait drawing of Lady Lister, her precise identity is unknown. A bust length portrait facing three-quarters to the right. Inscribed in an eighteenth-century hand at upper left and right: The Lady...Lister."

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Hans Holbein, date1535 (a preparation study for a known 'portrait of a man' in the Royal Collection - it has been suggested this is Sir Ralph Sadler (or Sadleir) (b.1507 – d.1587) Secretary of State for King Henry VIII who would have been 28 at the time. | Royal Collection Trust

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from Mail Online

King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price

Hans Holbein, Portrait of Henry VIII

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