Hans Holbein's 'Christina of Denmark' | The History of the National Gallery in Six Paintings

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Learn how Hans Holbein the Younger's portrait of the 16-year-old widow Christina of Denmark peaked Henry VIII's interest when he was looking for a new bride and the surprising story of how the work came into our collection with Susan Foister, our Deputy Director.

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