‘The King’s painter': Holbein’s portraits of power
Understanding the artist who shaped politics and immortalised the Tudors. Hans Holbein brought a haunted quality to pictures with a political edge by combining the material and the ethereal. Dominic Green reviews "The King's Painter: The Life of Hans Holbein", an "enlightening study" by Franny Moyle, where she shows the intricacies behind Holbein and his age and how he "was a religious artist about whom we know very little."
From The Wall Street Journal