Art from Home: Stories of Cultural Connections
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Portrait of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger
Hans Holbein the Younger
Oil on wood
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2014.011|32 cm
The simplicity of this profile and the tight framing bestow the portrait with great power. Beyond the subject’s physical appearance, Holbein has attempted to convey a specific emotion through the realistic features of the face.