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George, 5th Lord Seton, and Family
Photo credit: Traquair Charitable Trust

George, 5th Lord Seton, and Family

Antonis Mor (1512–1516–c.1576)

Traquair Charitable Trust

Netherlandish portrait painter, one of the outstanding pupils of Jan van Scorel. He was the most successful court portraitist of his day, leading an international career that took him to England, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. In England he painted a portrait of Mary Tudor (1554, Prado, Madrid, and other versions), for which he is said to have been knighted—in old sources he is sometimes referred to as Sir Anthony More (the Spanish version of his name, Antonio Moro, is also encountered).


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