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Hans Holbein The Younger -self portrait Hans Holbein was a German artist who gained fame in London, painting in the Northern Renaissance style. Although his early English patrons, Thomas More, Thomas Cromwell and Anne Boleyn all met the same fate in the Tower of London, Holbein, by 1535 was royal painter to King Henry VIII himself. This portrait of Sir Thomas More, who sided with the Catholic Church against Henry VIII, was painted in 1527.
Hans Holbein the Younger (1498–1543) Portrait of Lady Mary Guildford, 1527
A sketch of Jane Seymour by Hans Holbein the Younger || The name Seymour comes from the Old English word "sae," which translates into sea, and "mere," meaning lake or pond. In the Anglo-Saxon community, "Seymour" originated in the Yorkshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk regions. The Seymour family that arrived in England with William the Conqueror are directly John Seymour, Jane's father.