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Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543)

Sir Henry Guildford (1489-1532) 1527

RCIN 912266

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Sir Henry Guildford (1489 – 1532) was one of Henry VIII’s closest friends and a senior figure at court. In his role as Master of the Revels he worked with Holbein, who designed decorations for royal events. This drawing is a study from the life for the painting of Guildford displayed alongside.