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Holbein, Hans, the younger (1497/1498-1543), 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 (1497/1498-1543), artist

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Basel, 1515-1526 | First visit to England, 1526-1528 | Return to Basel, 1528-1531/2 | England, 1531/2-1543: painter to Henry VIII | England, 1531/2-1543: portraits for courtiers and others | England, 1531/2-1543: non-portrait commissions | Holbein's achievement, influence, and reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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