Holbein, Hans, the Elder

 (c. 1460–1524) German painter and father of Hans Holbein the Younger (1497–1543), court painter to Henry VIII of England.

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  • Holbein, Hans, The Elder — ▪ German painter born c. 1465, Imperial Free City of Augsburg [Germany] died 1524, Isenheim, Alsace [now in France]       German painter associated with the Augsburg school. He was the senior member of a family of painters that included his… …   Universalium

  • Holbein, Hans, the Younger — (b. 1497/98, Augsburg, Bishopric of Augsburg d. 1543, London, Eng.) German painter, draftsman, and designer renowned for the precise rendering of his drawings and the compelling realism of his portraits, particularly those recording the court of… …   Universalium

  • HOLBEIN, Hans The Younger — (1497/98 1543) Hans Holbein the Younger was born in Augsburg in 1497/98. His subsequent career, however, linked him more closely with Basel in Switzerland and, finally, London. Born some twenty five years after the great Albrecht Dürer,* Holbein… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Hans Holbein the Elder — Hans Holbein (c. 1460 ndash; 1524) was a German painter. [cite web|url=http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07385a.htm|title=Hans Holbein|work=Catholic Encyclopedia |accessdate=2007 02 18] He was born in Augsburg, Bavaria and died in las angeles,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hans Holbein (The Elder) —     Hans Holbein     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Hans Holbein     (The Elder Holbein)     A German painter; b. at Augsburg about 1460; d. at Isenheim, Alsace, in 1524. Except that he was born in the Bavarian centre of art, culture, and commerce,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Holbein, Hans — (the Elder, ca. 1460 1534; the Younger, 1497 1543)    German painters, both natives of Augsburg. Little is known about the early life of Hans the Elder. His early work was in the late medieval style prevalent in southern Germany and influenced by …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Holbein the Elder — noun German painter of religious works (1465 1524) • Syn: ↑Holbein, ↑Hans Holbein • Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holbein,Hans — Hol·bein (hōlʹbīn, hôlʹ ), Hans. Known as “the Elder.” 1465? 1524. German painter. His religious works include altarpieces for the Augsburg Cathedral (1493) and for the church of Saint Sebastian (1516), also in Augsburg. His son Hans (1497? 1543) …   Universalium

  • Lucas Cranach the Elder — Portrait of Lucas Cranach the Elder at age 77 by Lucas Cranach the Younger (1550), at the Uffizi Gallery, Florence Birth name Lucas Maler …   Wikipedia

  • Cranach, Lucas, the Elder — orig. Lucas Müller born 1472, Cranach, bishopric of Bamberg died Oct. 16, 1553, Weimar, Saxe Weimar German painter and printmaker. He took his name from the town of his birth. Little is known about his early life or training. In Vienna (с… …   Universalium

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