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Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543)

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 301 portraits
A German painter, printmaker and designer, Holbein became best known in England for the compelling realism of his portraits. The son of artist Hans Holbein the Elder, he learnt painting from his father and worked in Basle, Switzerland, before moving to London. Holbein worked in England from 1526-28 and returned in 1531/2, remaining here until his death. In addition to becoming court painter to Henry VIII he painted several courtiers, gentry and merchants. Over eighty portrait drawings survive, in addition to miniatures and full-length portraits in oil, providing a remarkable document of the period.

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D24341

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 17th century
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D24342

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Richard Gaywood, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, probably mid 17th century
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D24343

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, probably mid 17th century
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D24344

Hans Holbein the Younger

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, perhaps 18th century
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D24345

Hans Holbein the Younger

after Unknown artist
etching, perhaps 18th century
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D24346

Hans Holbein the Younger

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving and etching, 18th century
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D24349

Hans Holbein the Younger

by G. Barrett, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 18th century
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D35935

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Nicoló Billy, probably after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1748
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D24347

Hans Holbein the Younger

by William Holl Sr, or by William Holl Jr
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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D24348

Hans Holbein the Younger

by John Girtin
etching, possibly early 19th century
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D18947

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Friedrich Weber, published by Artaria & Fontaine, and published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, and published by Goupil & Co, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published circa 1810-1837 (15231524)
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D35905

Hans Holbein the Younger

published by Franz Hanfstaengl, after Hans Holbein the Younger
chromolithograph, mid 19th century (15231524)
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