HOLBEIN, Hans the Younger
(b. 1497, Augsburg, d. 1543, London)

Praying Fool

Pen and brown ink, subsequently coloured red
Kupferstichkabinett, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basel

This margin drawing in The Praise of Folly Holbein depicts a fool praying before an image of St Christopher.

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