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Arty Face

I went to see the Holbein exhibit at the Tate this morning.

I admit I was confused at first, because I thought it was the Holstein exhibit. You can understand my curiosity as to all the hoopla around portraits of 16th century cows.

But anymoo ...

I was looking at Holbein's sketch and subsequent painted portrait of Sir Richard Southwell. The lady on the audio guide described him as the "most malevolent man in Henry VIII's court."

Do you think he's any relation to Simon Cowell?

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