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Hans Holbein the Younger
published by Franz Hanfstaengl, after Hans Holbein the Younger Click on the links below to find out more
chromolithograph, mid 19th century (1523-1524)
12 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (309 mm x 246 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Sitter associated with 25 portraits, Artist associated with 314 portraits.
- Franz Hanfstaengl (1804-1877), Painter, lithographer and photographer and publisher. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543). Artist associated with 314 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
- NPG D18947: Hans Holbein the Younger (based on same portrait)
- Place made: Germany (Munich, Germany)
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