hans holbein :
- 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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Hans Holbein the Younger was appointed the English King's Painter in 1536. Eventually, he would go on to create an image of Henry VIII that would become one of the most famed portraits of any British monarch ever, in which the king's determined posture conveys both dignity and majesty. It is a sterling example of an artist paying tribute to his country's leader, and it has now found its bizarro ...
Oct. 10, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine