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Hans Holbein the Younger


Hans Holbein the Younger Portrait
Name
Hans Holbein the Younger
Life Dates
(1497/8 - 1543)
Country
Germany
Movement
Northern Renaissance

Hans Holbein the Younger Biography

Hans Holbein the Younger, son of the painter Hans Holbein the Elder, was both in education and career, a cosmopolitan. At the early age of 16, after training by his father, he went travelling with his brother Ambrosius. He is first mentioned in 1515 in Basel, where he entered the workshop of Hans Herbster.


Hans Holbein the Younger 60 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Hans Holbein the Younger Bibliography

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Holbein. by A. Nemilov. Moscow-Leningrad. 1962.

Holbein and Henry VIII. by R. Strong. London. 1967.

Holbein and England by Susan Foister. Paul Mellon Center BA, 2005.

Five Centuries of British Painting: From Holbein to Hodgkin by Andrew Wilton. Thames & Hudson, 2002.

Hans Holbein the Younger: Painter at the Court of Henry VIII by Stephanie Buck, Jochen Sander. Thames & Hudson, 2004.

Hans Holbein: Paintings, Prints, and Reception by Mark Roskill, John Oliver Hand. NGW-Stud Hist Art, 2001.

Holbein`s "Ambassadors": Making and Meaning by Susan Foister, Ashok Roy, Martin Wyld. National Gallery London, 1998.

Henry VIII Revealed: Holbein's Portrait and Its Legacy by Xanthe Brooke, David Crombie. Paul Holberton Publishing, 2003.