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The Ambassador"s Secret

Holbein and the World of the Renaissance

by John North

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Published by Hambledon & London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Individual artists,
  • Man-made objects depicted in art (architectural, mechanical, etc),
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Renaissance art,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • Europe - General,
  • Ambassadors,
  • Selve, George de,,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Portrait painting, Renaissance,
  • Art,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • European,
  • History - General,
  • Renaissance,
  • Dinteville, Jean de,
  • Holbein, Hans,
  • Selve, George de,
  • 1508-1541,
  • 1497-1543,
  • 1497-1543,
  • Holbein, Hans,,
  • Portraits

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8976347M
    ISBN 101852853301
    ISBN 109781852853303


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Priess adds a few new details from interviews about these issues but they add little to what is already known publicly. The Ambassadors () is a painting by Hans Holbein the known as Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve, it was created in the Tudor period, in the same year Elizabeth I was born.

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As well as being painter to the king, Holbein also portrayed numerous noblemen and women. THE AMBASSADORS' SECRET is a radical reinterpretation of one of the world's most famous paintings.

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The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein and then on the lower shelf, books and a lute with a broken string. There is much debate over whether the relationship between the two men and the various objects symbolizes any kind of mutuality, or perhaps religious strife instead.

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Holbein’s The Ambassadors may be evidence that he, de Dinteville and de Selve were complicit in a plot to put Anne on the throne and bring Protestantism to England. The Lutheran hymn book is probably the most telling sign, indicating at the very least sympathy with the Protestant cause.

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