Hans Holbein

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German painter and engraver noted for his portraits

German painter of religious works (1465-1524)

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AIDAN O'Brien likes to bring his Classic hopefuls to Chester so it may be telling he fields only Hans Holbein from a clutch of entries in the MBNA Chester Vase.
Il suffit de citer le nom de l'Allemand Hans Holbein pour s'en convaincre.
The last section of this room, dedicated to 'Art in the Holy Roman Empire', includes works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, as well as a fine Portrait of a Young man with a Rosary (1509) by Hans Baldung Grien--part of the Oettingen-Wallerstein collection acquired by Prince Albert in 184y--and a portrait of Erasmus by Georg Pencz, dated 1537 and based on Hans Holbein the Younger's great portrait of 1523.
Hans Holbein the Younger's portrait, Hans of Antwerp, was first recorded in the Royal Collection in 1639 when the painting hung in Charles I's Chair Room at Whitehall, but by then repairs to damage on the artwork already obscured the identity of the sitter.
Pugin, Drer and the Gothic - showing the gallery's eight Drer prints, and stained glass designs by Hans Holbein and Abel Stimmer, both until June 24.
In 'The Ambassadors' (1533) - now in the UK's National Gallery - Hans Holbein not only represents France's ambassador to England, but makes sure that the tiny town where his chateau is located is clearly marked on the globe in the picture.
Students and teachers wishing to learn more of specific works--such as Jan van Eyck's The Arnolfini Portrait; or Hans Holbein the Younger's The Ambassadors; or Leonardo da Vinci's The Virgin of the Rocks; or Paolo Uccello's The Battle of San Romano; or Sandro Botticelli's Venus and Mars; or Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers--can be introduced to one of the finest collections in Europe.
Other restituted masterpieces revealed through this unique research include a beautiful missing 1512 Raphael painting of "The Judgement of Paris" and an iconic Hans Holbein 1542 portrait of "Elizabeth 1st as a Young Tudor Princess.
Hans Holbein the Younger Dead Christ Entombed 1521/2 Courtesy akg-images / Erich Lessing
Colomb, and the eponymous Hans Holbein double portrait (an anamorphic version of the Grateful Dead logo displacing the original's similarly distorted skull).
The first, painted between 1464-1488 by an unidentified artist, was transformed in the 18th century so it appeared to have been the work of Hans Holbein, whose pictures were in great demand.
Fleming, 44, pulled the "sacred" snack from the bag and noticed it was identical to the 1526 oil painting "Meyer Madonna" by Hans Holbein the Younger that he'd seen in the newspaper a few days before.
That may not square with the famous portrait of a portly Henry in his mid- to late-40s by Hans Holbein, but this story begins in 1520 with a 29-year-old king still married to his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (Maria Doyle Kennedy), some six years his senior.
Claudie Balavoine addresses the vexed matter of how far motifs within paintings should be open to emblematic reading, taking as case studies two portraits by Hans Holbein.