The Wallace Collection

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Hans Holbein the Younger
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Hans Holbein the Younger
  • England
  • mid- or late 16th century
  • Miniature
  • Gouache on vellum on playing card
  • Diameter: 3.6 cm, image size
    Diameter: 4.4 cm, with frame
  • Inscription: 'H H / . AN . 1543 . ETATIS SVAE 45'
    Inscription: '155(0) / mag' Ink, probably 18th century hand.
    Inscription: 'Hans Holbens / given to Me by Lord / Bolingbroke / 1757' Engraved
  • M203
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Possibly Jacques Razet, Amsterdam, 1604; probably Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel; William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford; Henry, 1st Earl of Stafford; William 2nd Earl of Stafford; William, 3rd Earl of Stafford. Given to Frederick, 2nd Viscount Boilingbroke, 1757. Lord Henry Seymour; bequeathed to Sir Richard Wallace, 1859.