Solve, create, share and talk about jigsaw puzzles

Portrait of a Woman

Bookmarked Bookmark Solve this jigsaw puzzle later
ShareShare with your friends
ReportReport as inappropriate
Solve puzzle
252 pieces
80 solves
Solve puzzle

Thanks for sharing. Here is your html-code:

Why are you reporting this puzzle?

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543)

Although Hans Holbein the Younger was a German painter, he spent little time in his homeland after commissions for paintings, religious and otherwise, became scarce in Protestant Germany. He settled permanently in London in 1532, and, as court painter during the reign of Henry VIII, specialized in portraying royalty and landed gentry.

The English style of clothing suggests that Holbein painted this thoughtful portrait of a gentlewoman during the 1530s. The painting is startlingly plain, without informative attributes that might identify the sitter. The artist has concentrated on the woman’s personality as expressed in carriage and demeanor, thereby underscoring inner qualities rather than superficial ones.
(Detroit Institute of Art)
Why this advertisement?


  1. Gilou1325:49
  2. Greif30:05
  3. magil34:50
  4. Jpardee35:02
  5. fishingtime38:16
  6. ZwabSeb44:24
  7. kathat45:54
  8. retired6147:09
  9. matisse47:19
  10. jcburm47:22


Please sign in to comment. Don't have a profile? Join now! Joining is absolutely free and no personal information is required.


You're welcome, Mpseiden, glad you enjoyed.

The details in this! As someone who likes reenactment : if this was my prefered historical setting, the details here would be so valuable! Thank you for sharing this excellent image.

Why this advertisement?