Holbein: Capturing Character

Portrait of seated woman with white hat and shawl, black dress, holding a squirrel with a black bird at left shoulder.

Join Morgan Docents for an interactive visual tour of the exhibition Holbein: Capturing Character. Participants will view highlights that examines Holbein’s career as a portraitist, becoming one of the most sought-after portraitists of the early Sixteenth century. Holbein’s paintings, drawings and prints, as well as examples of his contemporaries, reveal the fascinating culture of visual representation of individual identity that surrounds the practice of portrait making during the period.

Please note that the program will take place online. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to participate using Zoom. We ask that you download the app in advance for the best user experience.

Friday, April 8, 2022, 12:30 PM

Tickets: Free; limited availability, advance registration is required
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Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98–1543)
A Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling (Anne Lovell?), ca. 1526–28
Oil on panel
29 3/4 × 23 1/6 ×4 1/16 in. (75.5 × 58.5 10.3 cm)
National Gallery, London, NG6540
© The National Gallery, London

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.