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
Painting of the Day! Hans Holbein (Hans Holbein the Younger) (c1497-1543) "St. Ursula" Tempera on wood c1523 To see more works by this artist please visit us at: http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/artwork.php?artworkid=12066&size=large
Sir Thomas Wyatt by Hans Holbein the Younger. Wyatt was an ambassador for Henry VIII & most probably his rival for Anne Boleyn (indeed he was imprisoned in the Tower of London for an alleged adulterous affair w/ her). Along with Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, he introduced the sonnet from Italy into England. He has been called the "Father of English Poetry." The convention in love poetry of the hard-hearted lover may be attributed to Wyatt. He was more than six feet tall, strong, and…
Vice-Admiral George Carew, who perished with the Mary Rose; contemporary miniature by Hans Holbein the Younger. The bones of a total of 179 individuals were found during the excavations of the Mary Rose, including 92 "fairly complete skeletons", more or less complete collections of bones associated with specific individuals. Analysis of these has shown that crew members were all male, most of them young adults. Some were no more than 11–13 years old, and the majority (81%) under 30.