Category Archives: Northern Renaissance

Jan Van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece, Madonna detail, 15th c.

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Hans Holbein the Younger, Northern Renaissance

Miniature portrait of Jane Small by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1593), strikingly realistic. Holbein was a court painter of Henry VIII. Most of his models were nobility, but she was not. One of her daughters, Katherine, was accused of adultery … Continue reading

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