Holbein and Thomas More: An Intimate Portrait

Hans Holbein the Younger’s portrait of Sir Thomas More, painted in 1527, is one of the pinnacles of the artist’s career. Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, The Frick Collection, explores the friendship between artist and sitter, which developed during Holbein’s first trip to London, and the wider network of scholarly exchanges that informed the creation of this work of art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Holbein: Capturing Character.

Held Thursday, March 17, 2022.