Holbein the Elder


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Noun1.Holbein the Elder - German painter of religious works (1465-1524)Holbein the Elder - German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
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This is shown alongside other works by the artist, including the 1532 portrait on wood DerKaufmann GeorgGisze (pictured), as well as sketches by his father, Hans Holbein the Elder.
The son of Hans Holbein the Elder, a successful artist in his own right, Hans the Younger began his career in Basel, producing a variety of works such as murals, altar paintings, stained-glass windows and jewelry.
Son and student of master painter Hans Holbein the Elder, he showed extraordinary talent at a young age in his native Augsburg, a bustling commercial town in southern Germany.