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Holbein, Hans, the younger (1497/8–1543), artist

Susan Foister

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195064933
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Holbein, Hans, the younger (1497/8–1543), artist

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Holbein, Hans, the younger (1497/8–1543), artist, was born in Augsburg in southern Germany, the second son of the artist Hans Holbein the elder (1465–1524) and his wife, Anna Mair. He was the younger brother of the painter Ambrosius Holbein, and his age is given as fourteen in a metalpoint drawing of the two brothers by their father dated 1511 (...

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