Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('The Ambassadors')

Oil on oak | 207 x 209.5cm | 1533

Hans Holbein the Younger

Jean de Dinteville, the man on the left, is shown on his second diplomatic mission to England on behalf of Francis I, King of France. To the right is his close friend, Georges de Selve, Bishop of Lavaur. This portrait was painted at a time of religio...
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