Henry VIII

Explore the intriguing life and reign of Henry VIII, one of England's most famous monarchs. Learn about his marriages, political influence, and legacy in this captivating historical overview.
Portrait of Henry VIII (Circle of Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Henry VIII (1491-1547; reigned 1509-47), second half of the 16th century, oil on oak panel, overall: 64 x 51.8 cm (25 3/16 x 20 3/8 in.), Art Gallery of Ontario, Anonymous Gift,... Anne Boleyn, Tudor, Strange History, Portrait, Henry Viii, King Henry, King Henry Viii, The Tudor Family, Hans Holbein The Younger

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hans holbein the younger: portrait of henry VIII of england | ±1537 | oil on panel | 28x20 | portraiture was the most popular genre in 16th-century england and one of the few available to artists following the schism between the churches of rome and england | this likeness of henry tudor is a magnificent example of holbein’s style, characterized by a monumental rendering of figures which are nonetheless endowed with considerable psychological depth | museo nacional thyssen-bornemisza, madrid Portrait, Portraits, England, Tudor, Resim, Hans Holbein, Hans Holbein The Younger, King Henry, King Henry Viii

hans holbein the younger: portrait of henry VIII of england | ±1537 | oil on panel | 28x20 | portraiture was the most popular genre in 16th-century england and one of the few available to artists following the schism between the churches of rome and england | this likeness of henry tudor is a magnificent example of holbein’s style, characterized by a monumental rendering of figures which are nonetheless endowed with considerable psychological depth | museo nacional thyssen-bornemisza, madrid

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