And in case anyone's even remotely curious, the kneeling woman on the
right hand side of the painting, having only her eyes and nose
visible and the rest of her head covered by linen, is Jacob Meyer's
(he's the patron) first wife. Meyer wanted her included, but Holbein
had to make his best guess as to her features, there being no prior
image of her for him to work from; this was the artist's viable
--- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com, "Susan Farmer" <sfarmer@s...> wrote:
> --- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com, "brattboy.rm" <brattboy@r...>
> > does anyone know where a full copy of this painting can be seen?
> If you go to <http://www.wga.hu>, "Enter" and then in the bottom
> put "Holbein" as the Author and "Darmstadt" as the text, you can see
> some other closeups from this painting.