Worth your time: Holbein

Capturing Character

by Edited by Anne T. Woollett, with contributions by Austėja Mackelaitė, John T. McQuillen, and others

#Holbein #NetGalley Pub Date 02 Nov 2021

This is simply a gorgeous book! It can be enjoyed by both art history scholars and those who enjoy looking at art. Many may know Holbein for his portraits of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, among others. There is so much more to discover in these pages, however. The beautifully reproduced paintings that are included in this volume demonstrate Holbein’s gift for capturing his subjects. They feel very real and human. The volume also has art by Erasmus. There are, in addition, a number of well-written essays.

Highly recommended! Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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