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Hans Holbein the Younger


Portrait of Charles de Solier, Sire de Morette.

c.1534. Oil on wood. Staatliche Gemaldegalerie, Dresden, Germany. Read Note.

Hans Holbein. Portrait of Charles de Solier, Sire de Morette.

Charles de Solier, Sire de Morette was a French diplomat, who replaced Jean de Dinteville as the envoy in England. De Solier’s stay in England was brief; the break with the Church of Rome was by this time an accomplished event