Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Henry VIII

Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Henry VIII, 1540, oil on panel (Palazzo Barberini, Rome)

Please note: there have been questions raised as to whether this painting is by Holbein or his workshop, or perhaps a later copy; recent research suggests that it is an original Holbein.

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Henry VIII," in Smarthistory, November 18, 2015, accessed January 22, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/hans-holbein-the-younger-portrait-of-henry-viii/.