The King's Painter: The Life of Hans Holbein

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Harry N. Abrams
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5.75 X 9.13 X 1.5 inches | 1.67 pounds

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About the Author
Franny Moyle is a British television producer and author. Her first book, Desperate Romantics, was adapted into the BBC drama serial of the same title. Her second book, Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. In 2016 she released Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner.
"A biography entirely suited to its subject. ... this is a great, thrusting codpiece of a book. It is big, bombastic, and richly brocaded ... A triumph."--The Times (UK)
"Evokes the painter and his world as vividly as a Holbein masterpiece. Beautifully written and illustrated, this book is a must for lovers of Tudor history."--Tracy Borman, author of Thomas Cromwell and The Private Lives of the Tutors
"Full of insight ... This is a gorgeous book, to which I am sure I shall return again and again."--Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets, The Wars of the Roses, and The Templars
"One of the great strengths of Moyle's book is it allows you to view Holbein's enormous versalitity. ... Time and again, though, one returns awestruck to the overwhelming sophistication of Holbein's gift for verisimilitude."--The Spectator