Royal Portraits: Building the Brand
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Henry VIII
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 404438

Henry VIII

1538-47

After Hans Holbein the Younger

Recorded at Kensington Palace in 1818

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Setting the standard for Royal portraiture
The pose of your subject can say so much about their character. Here is Edward VI’s father, Henry VIII. Can you see how Edward’s portrait was modelled on this powerful depiction of his father? More