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Question 1: Holbein painted ________, Henry's eventual choice of wife, at Düren in summer 1539, posing her square-on and in elaborate finery.
Catherine of AragonAnne BoleynCatherine HowardAnne of Cleves

Question 2: Oil and tempera on oak, ________.
British MuseumNational Portrait Gallery (London)National Gallery (London)Victoria and Albert Museum

Question 3: He also painted the occasional portrait, making his international mark with portraits of the humanist ________ of Rotterdam.
Blaise PascalDesiderius ErasmusThomas AquinasDavid Hume

Question 4: His portrait of Georg Gisze of ________ shows the merchant surrounded with exquisitely painted symbols of his trade.
GdańskKrakówSzczecinGdynia

Question 5: [31] When Holbein decided to seek employment in England in 1526, Erasmus recommended him to his friend the statesman and scholar ________.
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchJohn FisherThomas More

Question 6: The Flemish artists ________ and Peter Paul Rubens discovered Holbein through Arundel.
EnglandEnglish artLondonAnthony van Dyck

Question 7: Basel, where ________'s major works were published, became the main centre for the transmission of Reformation ideas.
LutheranismPhilipp MelanchthonMartin LutherProtestant Reformation

Question 8: Despite his ties with Erasmus and More, he signed up to the revolution begun by ________, which called for a return to the bible and the overthrow of the papacy.
LutheranismPhilipp MelanchthonMartin LutherProtestant Reformation

Question 9: Holbein's frescoes of Rehoboam and of the meeting between ________ and Samuel were more simply designed than their predecessors.
SolomonIsaiahSaulDavid

Question 10: Augsburg also acted as one of the chief "ports of entry" into Germany for the ideas of the ________.
Italian RenaissanceItalyItalian WarsItalian Renaissance arts and culture
















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