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Holbein Left A Clever Clue In A Portrait Of Henry VII’s Wife

Which wife? Well, for centuries, everyone thought it was Catherine Howard (the second of the beheadeds in the old rhyme). Instead, thanks to Hans Holbein’s clue (and an art historian’s tenacity), we now think the portrait is of Anne of Cleves (the second of the divorced wives, or in this case, annulled). – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Visual, Anne, Hans Holbein, Henry VII, Holbein, Catherine Howard, 05.01.21


Holbein Left A Clever Clue In A Portrait Of Henry VIII’s Wife

Which wife? Well, for centuries, everyone thought it was Catherine Howard (the second of the beheadeds in the old rhyme). Instead, thanks to Hans Holbein’s clue (and an art historian’s tenacity), we now think the portrait is of Anne of Cleves (the second of the divorced wives, or in this case, annulled). – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Visual, Henry Viii, Anne, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Catherine Howard, 05.01.21


How Holbein left clever clue in portrait to identify Henry VIII’s queen

New evidence shows miniature long held to be of Catherine Howard could depict Henry’s fourth wife, Anne of ClevesCreated in around 1540 by Hans Holbein, court painter to Henry VIII and one of the greatest portraitists of all time, the miniature is a prized treasure in the Royal Collection. But the sitter is unknown, with the artefact long catalogued merely as “Portrait of a Lady, perhaps Catherine Howard”, Henry VIII’s fifth queen.Now, as a result of fresh research, she has been given a new iden...
Tags: Art, Books, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Henry Viii, Henry, Anne, Hans Holbein, Holbein, Catherine Howard, History of art, History books, Anne of ClevesCreated, Cleves Henry VIII, Franny Moyle


BWW Exclusive: Quarantine Qs with SIX Star Samantha Pauly!

In today's Quarantine Qs, we check in with Samantha Pauly, who plays Catherine Howard in Six on Broadway [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Catherine Howard, BWW News Desk, Samantha Pauly


Spotlight: In Their Own Words

Today’s Spotlight is on a super cool new project we learned about yesterday, with a behind-the-scenes video about its creation. Audible, The National Archives and Bloomsbury are releasing today In Their Own Words, an exclusive audio collection of largely unpublished letters from throughout history. The collection is narrated by some of Britain’s best loved performers and most famous voices, including Miriam Margolyes, Daniel Mays and Martin Shaw. The letters included span some 500 years and m...
Tags: Books, America, Spotlight, Britain, Nelson Mandela, Ford, Home Office, BAFTA, National Archives, Idi Amin, Churchill, Dagenham, Queen Elizabeth Ii, Tony, Roosevelt, Audible


Before ISIS: A history of beheadings to terrify, punish

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. IVETTE FELICIANO: In rapid succession, ISIS’ recent beheadings of American journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and British aid worker David Haines shocked and outraged the public, and prompted an American military response. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven. IVETTE FELICIANO: And now another British aid worker, Alan Henning, has suffered the same fate ….. a story that prompt...
Tags: Isis, Washington, Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, Islamic State, Iraq, Boko Haram, America, Barack Obama, Syria, Afghanistan, NewsHour Weekend, United States, Taliban, Middle East