Hans Holbein the Younger
1 of 2 portraits by Joachim Ottens
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)
5 5/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (143 mm x 113 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Sitterback to top
- 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 308 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Frederick de Wit (1629 or 1630-1706), Publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543), Painter, printmaker and designer; son of Hans Holbein the Elder. Artist associated with 308 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
- Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677), Etcher. Artist associated with 540 portraits, Sitter associated with 10 portraits.
- Joachim Ottens (active 1663-1719), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
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Events of 1647back to top
Current affairsPutney debaters. Civilian Levellers and parliamentary soldiers discuss a new constitution for the country; discussions focus on drafted proposals from both groups with Commissary-General Henry Ireton attempting to moderate the Levellers's radical Agreement of the People.
Scots surrender Charles I to Parliament. Imprisoned at various locations, Charles enjoys relative freedom.
Art and scienceMariner, Sir Robert Dudley, publishes his maritime encyclopedia, Dell' Arcano del Mare with illustrations by Antonio Francesco Lucini. Written in Italian, the pioneering work includes cartography by Dudley of the earliest printed sea atlas of the world.
Anglo-Dutch portrait painter, Daniel Mytens, Van Dyck's predecessor as court painter, dies.
InternationalReleased from the Tower, George Monck, Duke of Albemarle, is appointed commander of Parliament's forces in eastern Ulster.
The Irish Confederate suffer resounding defeats at the battles of Dungan's Hill and Knocknanauss against English Parliamentary forces.
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