Hans Holbein the Younger
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. Holbein travelled to England in 1526 in search of work. By 1535, he was King's Painter to King Henry VIII.
Portrait of Thomas Cromwell, 1533 Hans Holbein the Younger
Hans Holbein the Younger (German artist printmaker) Portrait painting done in Northern Renaissance style. Well received all over Europe for his exact likeness of his sitters. He first painted Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell then became the court painter for Henry VIII. His paintings are the most exquisite portraits ever painted if you truly see his original works. Considered during his life as "The Apelles of our time.
Self-Portrait - Hans Holbein the Younger
Queen Mary I Tudor, 1536 Hans Holbein the Younger
Hans Holbein the Younger ~ Portrait of Anne of Cleves, c. 1539. Oil and tempera on parchment mounted on canvas, Louvre, Paris.
Mary Brandon, Lady Monteagle, daughter of Charles Brandon, step-daughter of Mary Tudor ~ Hans Holbein the Younger
"The Dynasty Portrait" or "The Whitehall Mural" The original by Hans Holbein was destroyed in the fire at Whitehall. This copy was made by Remigius van Leemput in the 17th century. Left to right: Henry VIII, Henry VII, Elizabeth of York and Jane Seymour
Hans Holbein the Younger ~ Portrait of Jane Seymour, c. 1537. Oil and tempera on oak, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.