Hans Holbein the younger - portrait of Jane Seymour Queen of England 1536 - Detail

Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Jane Seymour, Queen of England (detail), 1536

Jane Seymour (detail) by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 - 1543)    c.1536. Silverpoint, ink and pastel on paper prepared with ground chalk.    One of the most incredible pieces of draughtsmanship in Western art.

Jane Seymour (detail) by Hans Holbein the Younger - Silverpoint, ink and pastel on paper prepared with ground chalk. One of the most incredible pieces of draughtsmanship in Western art. Jane and Henry had a son: Edward VI

Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561–1636) Margaret Layton, detail

Margaret Layton (detail), by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Flemish / English,

Tudor Accessories: Necklaces. Jane Seymour wears what seems to be the "queen consort's necklace." Most of Henry's queens are painted wearing it. She also wears Katharine of Aragon's "IHS" pin on her bodice. It must have been nerve-wracking having to wear the jewels of Henry's cast off wives!

jaded-mandarin: “ Hans Holbein the Younger. Detail from Portrait of Jane Seymour, Queen of England, ”

Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset, attributed to William Larkin, 1613 England, Kenwood House - detail

Richard Sackville, Earl of Dorset, attributed to William Larkin, 1613 England, Kenwood House - detail Shoe with rosette

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