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Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('''The Ambassadors''') is a painting by [[Hans Holbein the younger]] painted in 1533. It's held by the National Gallery in London, England and was bought in 1890. It is painted with a meticulous eye for detail, and its inner meaning is controversial. At right is Georges de Selve, aged 25, Bishop of Lavaur.
Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('''The Ambassadors''')<ref>[http://gallery.euroweb.hu/html/h/holbein/hans_y/1535a/ The Ambassadors (1533) in London]</ref> is a painting by [[Hans Holbein the younger]] painted in 1533. It's held by the National Gallery in London, England and was bought in 1890. It is painted with a meticulous eye for detail, and its inner meaning is controversial. At right is Georges de Selve, aged 25, Bishop of Lavaur.


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Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve (The Ambassadors)[1] is a painting by Hans Holbein the younger painted in 1533. It's held by the National Gallery in London, England and was bought in 1890. It is painted with a meticulous eye for detail, and its inner meaning is controversial. At right is Georges de Selve, aged 25, Bishop of Lavaur.

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