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Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel & a Starling

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Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel & a Starling; Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling, probably Anne Lovell. Oil and tempera on oak, 54 × 38.7 cm, National Gallery, London. The subject of this portrait was identified in 2004 as Anne Lovell, wife of Sir Francis Lovell (d. 1551), an esquire of the body to Henry VIII. David J. King, in his article "Who was Holbein's lady with a squirrel and a starling?", proposed that the starling in the painting encodes a pun on the Lovell family's seat at East Harling, Norfolk.[1] The starling and the squirrel were traditional elements in the Lovell iconography