Portrait of Lais Corinthiaca.
1526. Oil on wood. Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
was said to have been the mistress of the ancient Greek artist Apelles, her personage signifies Mercenary Love. A friend of Holbeinís, one Magdalena Offenburg, a woman of negotiable virtue, sat for the picture