Holbein definition by Webster's New World
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- Holbein, Hans 1465?-1524; Ger. painter: called the Elder
- Holbein, Hans 1497?-1543; Ger. portrait painter in England: son of Hans Holbein (the Elder): called the Younger
Holbein definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, 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), known as “the Younger,” is noted for his religious paintings and portraits, such as Anne of Cleves (1539).