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Hans Holbein the Younger
by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by Joachim Ottens, and published by Frederick de Wit, after Hans Holbein the Younger Click on the links below to find out more
etching, 1647 (1543)
5 5/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (143 mm x 113 mm) paper 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.
- Frederick de Wit (1629 or 1630-1706), Publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 314 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
- Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677), Etcher. Artist associated with 529 portraits, Sitter associated with 10 portraits.
- Joachim Ottens (active 1663-1719), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- NPG D45759: Hans Holbein the Younger (from same plate)
- NPG D45760: 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.