Portrait, after Holbein the Younger, showing the scholar-printer half-length, to right, black fur-lined dress, arms folded, bare head. Late eighteenth century.

Canvas 533 by 330 mm; in a gilt frame.

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Portrait, after Holbein the Younger, showing the scholar-printer half-length, to right, black fur-lined dress, arms folded, bare head. Late eighteenth century.

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The original of this celebrated portrait is lost, and it only survives in copies. There is one at Hampton Court, for example. See the account in Oliver Miller, Tudor, Stuart and early Georgian Paintings in the Royal Collection, 1963. There are two copies in the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung at Basel (357, 1910).

Exhibited: London, Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor, The New Gallery, Regent Street, 1890, no. 134, from the collection of Sir H.B. St. John Mildmay, Bart., of Dogmersfield Park, Hants.

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