Holbein [hohl-bahyn; German hawl-bahyn] Examples noun
- Hans [hahns] /hɑns/, the elder, 1465?–1524, German painter.
- his sonHansthe younger, 1497?–1543, German painter who worked chiefly in England.
Examples from the Web for holbein Contemporary Examples of holbein
He even sent the artist Holbein abroad to paint potential lovers.
The Daily Beast
September 7, 2012
Historical Examples of holbein
Is that a figure by Holbein, just started out of the canvas, that I am about to meet?
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The greater number, if not the whole, must certainly be by Holbein.
T. Hall Caine
“Of seven peasants I can make as many lords, but not one Holbein,” he said.
Its gatehouse and turrets were built for him from plans by Holbein.
Copernicus was, indeed, a man of forty when Holbein was painting this Signboard in 1516.
British Dictionary definitions for holbein Holbein noun
- Hans (hans), known as Holbein the Elder. 1465– 1524, German painter
- his son, Hans, known as Holbein the Younger. 1497–1543, German painter and engraver; court painter to Henry VIII of England (1536–43). He is noted particularly for his portraits, such as those of Erasmus (1524; 1532) and Sir Thomas More (1526)