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Hans Holbein: The Ambassadors  wikidata:Q1212937 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q48319
Hans Holbein: The Ambassadors
Title
Object type painting
Description
Deutsch: Auf dem Doppelporträt sind Jean de Dinteville, französischer Botschafter am Hofe Heinrich VIII: von England und Georges de Selve, Bischof von Lavaur, abgebildet. Der Totenkopf in der Mitte unten wird sichtbar, wenn man ihn aus einem sehr flachen Winkel von rechts nach links unten betrachtet.
English: Jean de Dinteville, French Ambassador to the court of Henry VIII of England, and Georges de Selve, Bishop of Lavaur. The painting is famous for containing, in the foreground, at the bottom, a spectacular anamorphic, which, from an oblique point of view, is revealed to be a human skull. An Azerbaijanian vishapagorg rug is on the table.
Français : Le double portrait de Jean de Dinteville et Georges de Selve est célèbre pour contenir, au premier plan, une spectaculaire anamorphose évoquant un os de seiche qui se révèle, depuis un point de vue oblique, être un crâne humain.
Depicted people
Date
Medium oil on oak
Dimensions Length: 209.5 cm (82.4 ″); Height: 207 cm (81.4 ″)
dimensions QS:P2043,209.5U174728;P2048,207U174728
institution QS:P195,Q180788
Current location
room C
Accession number
place of creation London
Inscriptions
  • ÆTATIS SUAE 25
  • Kom heiliger geyst herregot/erfüll mit deiner gnaden gut/deiner gleubgen hertz, mut und sin/ dein brünstig lib entzünd in ihn/ O herr durch deines liechtes glast/zu dem glauben versamlet hast/ das volck aller welt zungen/des sey dir Her zu lob gesungen.

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