from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Holbein, 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).
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- n. 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)
- n. German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
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