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Hans Holbein. Portrait of Lais Corinthiaca. 1526. Oil on wood. Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland. More. Order a Poster or Print

Hans Holbein. Portrait of Lais Corinthiaca.
Lais Corinthiaca 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

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