ANN: Mapping Provenance: Holbein’s “Sir Thomas More” – A blog post by the Frick Collection

The provenance of Sir Thomas More—Hans Holbein the Younger’s dazzling likeness of the famed humanist scholar who defied Henry VIII and ultimately lost his head—begins with a 104-year gap. What happened to this panel between 1527, the year of its creation, and 1631, when it was recorded in the collection of an Italian cardinal? – This is the next installment in the Frick’s series that deploys digital tools to visualize the trajectory of a work of art through time and space.

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