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Hans Holbein the Younger

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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 (1523-1524)
12 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (328 mm x 268 mm) plate size; 17 5/8 in. x 13 1/2 in. (449 mm x 342 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1913
Reference Collection
NPG D18947

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 or producer associated with 310 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Artaria & Fontaine (active 1810-1837). Artist or producer associated with 3 portraits.
  • Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co (active 1830-1890), Printsellers and publishers. Artist or producer associated with 107 portraits.
  • Goupil & Co (active 1855-1889), Picture dealers and photographers. Artist or producer associated with 12 portraits.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543), Painter, printmaker and designer; son of Hans Holbein the Elder. Artist or producer associated with 310 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
  • Friedrich Weber (1813-1882). Artist or producer associated with 2 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D35905: Hans Holbein the Younger (based on same portrait)

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Current affairs

Serious 'Burdett and Liberty' riots break out in London in support of radical MP Sir Francis Burdett who had been arrested for denouncing the House of Common's decision to bar journalists from some debates.
Princess Amelia dies triggering renewed bout of illness in her father, George III.

Art and science

Sir Walter Scott publishes his chivalrous, medieval ballad, The Lady of the Lake, set on Loch Katrine in Perthshire.
Kennett and Avon Trunk Canal is completed.
First Savings Bank is set up by financier Henry Duncan.

International

Madame De Stael writes De l'Allemagne which portrays Germany as a model of Romantic nationalism for emerging revolutionary nations. It was banned by Napoleon but published in London to great acclaim.
Lisbon besieged. Wellington takes shelter behind the fortified lines of the Torres Vedras and the French army are forced to retreat.

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