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Hans Holbein the Younger

(1497 or 1498-1543), Painter, printmaker and designer; son of Hans Holbein the Elder

Sitter associated with 25 portraits
Artist associated with 314 portraits
Painter, printmaker and designer, best known for the compelling realism of his portraits. He learnt painting from his father, Hans Holbein the Elder, and worked in Basle, Switzerland, before moving to England in 1526-28. He returned in 1531/2 and remained here until his death. He depicted some of the most prominent figures at the court of Henry VIII. Over eighty of his portrait drawings survive, in addition to miniatures and full-length portraits in oil, providing a remarkable document of the period. The demand for his work increased in the years following his death due to both the importance of his sitters and his own fame and reputation as an artist. As a result there was a lively market for copies of his portraits.

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Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D33248

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D33248

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, probably published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42571

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk

probably published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D42571

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42570

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk

after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, mid-late 17th century
NPG D42570

Unknown man (probably Swiss), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24239

Unknown man (probably Swiss)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1646
NPG D24239

Unknown man (probably Swiss), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D18020

Unknown man (probably Swiss)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1646
NPG D18020

Unknown man (probably Swiss), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D18021

Unknown man (probably Swiss)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1646
NPG D18021

Unknown man (probably Swiss), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D18637

Unknown man (probably Swiss)

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1646
NPG D18637

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24193

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, possibly 1647
NPG D24193

Charles Brandon, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24200

Charles Brandon

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, possibly 1647
NPG D24200

Hans Holbein the Younger, probably by and published by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24341

Hans Holbein the Younger

probably by and published by Lucas Vorsterman, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, circa 1647-1650s
NPG D24341

Hans Holbein the Younger, by Richard Gaywood, published by  Peter Stent, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24342

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Richard Gaywood, published by Peter Stent, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, circa 1647-1665
NPG D24342

Hans Holbein the Younger, by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by  Joachim Ottens, and published by  Frederick de Wit, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24343

Hans Holbein the Younger

by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by Joachim Ottens, and published by Frederick de Wit, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647 (1543)
NPG D24343

Hans von Zürich, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24350

Hans von Zürich

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D24350

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24352

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D24352

Unknown woman, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D31920

Unknown woman

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647 (1540s)
NPG D31920

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D31946

Queen Mary I when Princess Mary

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D31946

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42440

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D42440

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42441

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D42441

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42442

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D42442

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D42443

Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
etching, 1647
NPG D42443

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