The sheet was originally part of the 'Great Booke' of portrait drawings by Holbein of members of the court of Henry VIII, at Windsor Castle.
Portrait of a Lady, sometimes identified as Anne Boleyn by Hans Holbein the Younger, 15321543
© British Museum
- Black chalk & ink touched with red chalk, white bodycolour, & yellow wash on pink prepared paper
- 32 x 24 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £73,710)
- Acquired in:
probably detached from book in later 17th century; Jonathan Richardson the elder; according to an account by his son, lent to the 3rd Earl of Bradford and never returned; thence by descent.