h. holbein

Holbein

[hohl-bahyn; German hawl-bahyn]
noun
1.
Hans [hahns] , ("the elder") 1465?–1524, German painter.
2.
his son, Hans ("the younger") 1497?–1543, German painter who worked chiefly in England.
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Holbein (German ˈhɔlbain)
 
n
1.  Hans (hans), known as Holbein the Elder. 1465-- 1524, German painter
2.  his son, Hans, known as Holbein the Younger. 1497--1543, German painter and engraver; court painter to Henry VIII of England (1536--43). He is noted particularly for his portraits, such as those of Erasmus (1524; 1532) and Sir Thomas More (1526)

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