Hans holbein the younger he is best known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century he also produced religious art, satire and reformation propaganda, and made a significant contribution to the history of book design. Hans holbein the younger, (born 1497/98, augsburg, bishopric of augsburg [germany] - died 1543, london, england), 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 king henry viii of england. Hans holbein the younger (german: hans holbein der jüngere) (c 1497 - between 7 october and 29 november 1543) was a german artist and printmaker who worked in a northern renaissance style, known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century. Hans, the younger holbein was born in augsburg, and learned how to paint from his father hans holbein the elder in 1515 he and his brother ambrosius holbein went to basel, where they designed prints, murals and stained glass.
Hans holbein the younger painted the portrait of erasmus of rotterdam several times, and his paintings were much copied, at the time and later it is difficult to disentangle holbein's original work from that of his workshop and other copyists. Hans holbein the younger (c 1497 - between 7 october and 29 november 1543) was a german artist and printmaker who worked in a northern renaissance style he is best known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.
The ambassadors - hans holbein the younger pinx - hanfstaengl gravure [1896. Hans holbein the younger, portrait of sir thomas more oil on panel, structural face, physicality, rose- henry viii, s- house of lancaster, he was the chancellor hans holbein the younger, georg gisze of danzig. Not until 1517 did ambrose, whose life otherwise remains obscure, join that corporation hans, not overburdened with practice, wandered into switzerland, where (1517) he was employed to paint in the house of jacob hertenstein at lucerne in 1519 holbein reappeared at basel, where he matriculated and, there is every reason to think, married. Artistholbein's profile hans holbein @artistholbein tweets hans holbein @artistholbein fan account of hans holbein the younger, a german and swiss artist and. Hans holbein the younger was one of the most celebrated portraitists of the sixteenth century at an early age he won commissions to paint portraits of prominent merchants in basel, and in later years he attracted powerful patrons in england, including sir thomas more.
Holbein was born in augsburg in southern germany in the winter of 1497-8 he was taught by his father, hans holbein the elder he became a member of the basel artists' guild in 1519. Hans holbein was born in the free imperial city of augsburg sometime in the winter of 1497-98 his father was known as the elder and was an accomplished artist himself of the late gothic period hans and his older brother ambrosius studied under their father in the trade of art. Hans holbein the younger london, 1913, vol 2, pp 15-17, considers the sitters in the related companion portraits brothers or near relations from the wedigh family, identifying the berlin subject as hermann hillebrandt wedigh.
Hans holbein, the son of hans holbein the elder (1465-1524) and anna mair holbein, was born in augsburg, bavaria, in about 1497 his father, a roman catholic, was a successful artist who specialized in religious paintings. Hans of antwerp (bc1497) c1532 hans holbein the younger (c1497-1543) hans of antwerp (bc1497) c1532 victoria and albert museum a young man with a pink 1533 hans holbein the younger (c1497-1543. Genealogy profile for hans holbein, the younger hans holbein, the younger (1497 - 1543) - genealogy genealogy for hans holbein, the younger (1497 - 1543) family tree on geni, with over 180 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.
Hans holbein the younger (c 1497 - 1543) was a german artist with great versatility he was a skillful draftsman, printmaker and jewellery designer, although he was best known as a painter and widely considered one of the finest portraitists of his era. Hans holbein, the younger is known for the compelling realism of his portraits, the most notable of which depict the royal court of henry viii during his life he produced over 150 life-sized and. In fact, so prevalent did holbein's face-on portrait of henry become that a number of earlier likenesses of henry, in which he was presented in the more conventional three-quarter profile, were later painted over with holbein's design.
This is a recently rediscovered late portrait by hans holbein the younger, painted in london between 1539 and 1542, of sir thomas wyatt the younger at the age of about twenty. Biography of holbein, hans the younger (b 1497, augsburg, d 1543, london) in the web gallery of art, a searchable image collection and database of european painting, sculpture and architecture (700-1900. Hans holbein the younger, follower of 1497/98 augsburg - 1543 london it is also a half-profile towards left and likewise she holds an open book in her hands. Hans holbein views: 47420 10 hans holbein the younger (german: hans holbein der jüngere) (c1497 - between 7 october and 29 november 1543) was a german and swiss artist and printmaker who worked in a northern renaissance style.