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Hans Holbein the Younger
by Richard Gaywood, published by Peter Stent, after Hans Holbein the Younger Click on the links below to find out more
etching, circa 1647-1665
6 1/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (154 mm x 115 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Sitter associated with 25 portraits, Artist associated with 314 portraits.
- Richard Gaywood (active 1644-1668). Artist associated with 100 portraits.
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 314 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
- Peter Stent (circa 1613-1665), Printseller and printer. Artist associated with 71 portraits.
- NPG D45762: Hans Holbein the Younger (from same plate)
Putney debaters. Civilian Levellers and parliamentary soldiers discuss a new constitution for the country; discussions focus on drafted proposals from both groups with Commissary-General Henry Ireton attempting to moderate the Levellers's radical Agreement of the People. Scots surrender Charles I to Parliament. Imprisoned at various locations, Charles enjoys relative freedom.
Art and science
Mariner, Sir Robert Dudley, publishes his maritime encyclopedia, Dell' Arcano del Mare
with illustrations by Antonio Francesco Lucini. Written in Italian, the pioneering work includes cartography by Dudley of the earliest printed sea atlas of the world. Anglo-Dutch portrait painter, Daniel Mytens, Van Dyck's predecessor as court painter, dies.
Released from the Tower, George Monck, Duke of Albemarle, is appointed commander of Parliament's forces in eastern Ulster. The Irish Confederate suffer resounding defeats at the battles of Dungan's Hill and Knocknanauss against English Parliamentary forces.