More Family Sketch
Study for the Family Portrait of Sir Thomas More, by Hans Holbein
the Younger. c.1527.
This image is one of a few surviving family group portraits from the Tudor time period. It is a prepatory sketch of the original Holbein painting of Sir Thomas More and his family, which was painted around 1527. That original was destroyed by fire in the eighteenth century.
Image from the book Masters of the German Art: Hans Holbein by Stephanie Buck (1999). Page #53. Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne. ISBN 3829025831
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