[ US /ˈhoʊɫbaɪn/ ]
  1. German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
  2. German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
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  • Including him also helped Holbein to balance the composition, which is slightly weighted to the left in the drawing.
  • In two of the chapels there are some fine altar-pieces by Holbein and one of his scholars; and a very large crucifix of silver and ebony, which is kept with great care, is said to have been carried with the Crusaders to the Holy Land. Views a-foot
  • The new gallery of British portrait miniatures, including this depiction of Jane Small by Hans Holbein, opens on 2 March.
  • They sell Holbein gouache which is very good paint as is Schmincke Horadam. Paint Brand Poll Results
  • Both artists represented what has come to be called the small-pattern Holbein type, which has a field of offset alternating rows of strapwork octagons and quatrefoils that vary in number in carpets of different sizes.
  • Were these alterations by Holbein, at More's request, or by Lockey, at the request of More's descendants?
  • His work has proved difficult to define within the artistic milieu of Hans Holbein the elder's workshop.
  • Another case of anthropodermic bibliopegy: HOLBEIN Hans. Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Another book bound in human skin
  • Van Dyck, Canaletto's views of Venice, da Vinci sketches, Holbeins, Rubens and Rembrandts.
  • Other artists on display include Constable Michelangelo, Holbein and Rembrandt, as well as more contemporary artists; jewels rescued from a Spanish galleon of the Armada, and the last letter written by Mary.
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