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Holbein and his times.

  • 468 Pages
  • 3.21 MB
  • English
R. Bentley and Son , London
Holbein, Hans, 1497
StatementBy Dr. Alfred Woltmann. Tr. by F.E. Bunnètt. With sixty illustrations.
ContributionsBunnett, F. E. 1832 or 3-1875, tr.
LC ClassificationsND588.H7 W82
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 468 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6552276M
LC Control Number12037699

Holbein and His Times (Classic Reprint) [Woltmann, Alfred] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Holbein and His Times (Classic Reprint). Holbein and his times. London, R. Bentley and Son, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hans Holbein; Hans Holbein; Hans Holbein: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Friedrich Gottfried Albert Woltmann; F E Bunnett.

Holbein and his times. London, R. Bentley and Son, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Hans Holbein; Hans Holbein: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Friedrich Gottfried Albert Woltmann; F E Bunnett.

Holbein and his time. [Woltmann, Alfred Friedrich Gottfried Albert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Holbein and his time. Beyond portraiture, Holbein was also a very versatile artist who turned his hand to religious paintings, frescoes, jewelry and clothing design, and book illustrations throughout his lifetime.

Predominantly linked to the Northern Renaissance, Holbein also incorporated elements and ideas from the Italian Renaissance into his work to create Nationality: German.

Hans Holbein the Younger was an artist, draftsman, and designer from the Holy Roman Empire. Known for his Northern Renaissance style, Holbein is widely regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.

He had also done religious art, satire, and Reformation propaganda and prolifically contributed to the history of book design. Hans Holbein the Younger, German painter, draftsman, and designer, renowned for the precise rendering of his drawings and the compelling realism of his portraits, particularly those recording the court of King Henry VIII of England.

He was a part of a family of artists, including his father, Hans Holbein the Elder. Commission. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (/69–) was a renowned humanist scholar and theologian. He moved in to Basel, the city where Hans Holbein the Younger lived and had his workshop.

Such was the fame of Erasmus, who corresponded with scholars throughout Europe, that he needed many portraits of himself to send abroad to his protectors. The Holbein Multimedia spiral-bound book is a great all-purpose pad for plein air and studio use. Each book includes 28 sheets of high-quality, all-purpose 80 lb, neutral pH paper that accepts watercolor, graphite, chalk, pencil, charcoal, or pastels.

Erasmus was a key figure in Holbein’s career.

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He gave the painter a letter of introduction to Sir Thomas More in London. He headed there in and most likely lived with More until returning to Basel inworking on portraits of his scholarly circle – men like Archbishop of Canterbury, William Warham, to whom the Erasmus portrait was probably sent.

Holbein was born in the free imperial city of Augsburg during the winter of – He was a son of the painter and draughtsman Hans Holbein the Elder, whose trade he and his older brother, Ambrosius, followed. Holbein the Elder ran a large and busy workshop in Augsburg, sometimes assisted by his brother Sigmund, also a painter.

Holbein drew the woodcuts between andwhile in his twenties and based in the Swiss town of Basel. It would be another decade before he established himself in England, where he painted his most enduring masterpiece The Ambassadors (), in which two wealthy, powerful and worldly young men stand above (and oblivious to) an anamorphic skull that signals the.

Hans Holbein the Younger (c. –) was a German artist and printmaker who worked in a Northern Renaissance style.

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He is best known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century. He also made a significant contribution to the history of book design, and produced religious art, satire, and Reformation propaganda. Born in Augsburg, Holbein worked mainly. Along with having 7 art books being published Internationally, Monte has been Guest of Honor artist at the top conventions around the world including San Diego Comic-Con International inLucca Comics and Games in Italy in andFACTS Con in Belgium in and New York Comic-Con several times over the years.

This book is currently out of print, and I picked up a very cheap used copy just to have a reference book on Holbein.

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In that purpose, the book is adequate. This is a small book, in both size and page count (95 pages). Many of the minor works are reproduced in black and white.

The color reproductions are generally larger and better than the s: 5. When Holbein was in Basel, from onward, the city was racked from time to time by religious upheavals that resulted in the destruction of some of his earlier paintings. Detail showing Jean de Dinteville, the memento mori on his cap, and the partially obscured crucifixion scene.

During his time in Basel, Switzerland, Holbein moved in the circle of Desiderius Erasmus, a famous late-Renaissance scholar and humanist. Erasmus moved from Rotterdam to Basel inand Holbein painted his portrait many times.

The Ambassadors () is a painting by Hans Holbein the known as Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve, it was created in the Tudor period, in the same year Elizabeth I was born. As well as being a double portrait, the painting contains a still life of several meticulously rendered objects, the meaning of which is the cause of much debate.

Hans Holbein the Younger (UK: / ˈ h ɒ l b aɪ n / HOL-byne, US: / ˈ h oʊ l b aɪ n, ˈ h ɔː l-/ HOHL-byne, HAWL-; German: Hans Holbein der Jüngere; c. – between 7 October and 29 November ) was a German painter and printmaker who worked in a Northern Renaissance style, and is considered one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.

He also produced. Addeddate Barcode Call number Digitalpublicationdate Identifier holbeinandhistimmbp Identifier-ark. Cromwell keeps a secret Book of Henry, a kind of customized version of Machiavelli’s “The Prince,” in which he can devise strategies for coping with his monarch’s vanities and moods.

In he broadened his education by a visit to France, to Lyons and Avignon. According to Roy Strong, the author of Holbein: The Complete Paintings (): "The influence of this journey can be traced in his designs for the decorative arts and in his portraiture which shows a familiarity with the work of the Clouet school." (7) When he returned to Switzerland, ike most artists of.

The Dutch intellectual introduced Holbein to his humanist circles, winning the artist commissions from members of the English court like council to. Hans Holbein the Younger. Northern Renaissance portraitist. Birthplace: Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany Location of death: London, England Cause of death: Bubonic Plague Remains: Buried, St.

Hans Holbein the Younger, German painter, favorite son of Hans Holbein the Elder, was probably born at Augsburg about the year Though Sandrart and Van Mander declare Painter. Holbein’s most famous illustrations are his Dance of Death series. The drawings that make up The Images of the Old Testament (better known by its Latin title Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti) were likely done at about the same time as the Dance of Death, probably between and His sons, Ambrosius and Hans Holbein, Hans Holbein the Elder, Silverpoint on white-coated paper, Pen and Ink, The names “Prosy” (left) and “Hans” (right) are written over the heads of the two figures and you can see where Hans Holbein the Younger developed his style of portraiture with strong contours.

(The Elder Holbein) A German painter; b. at Augsburg about ; d. at Isenheim, Alsace, in Except that he was born in the Bavarian centre of art, culture, and commerce, and that his father, Michael, was a well-to-do leather-worker, little is known of his early may well have studied in the studio of the great Schongauer, and some authorities state that he married the.

'The Ambassadors', also from this period, depicts two visitors to the court of Henry VIII. 'Christina of Denmark' is a portrait of a potential wife for the king. Holbein was born in Augsburg in southern Germany in the winter of He was taught by his father, Hans Holbein the Elder.

He became a member of the Basel artists' guild in   Holbein’s Henry VIII portrait, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, is now on display in room 2 at the National Gallery, next to the court painter’s The.

Erasmus wrote his book In Praise of Folly for his friend Thomas More, and when Holbein wanted to go to Britain he recommended him to the rising lawyer and writer. At times, there are curious. The king’s figure and magnificent apparel are proof of his authority. But Holbein’s portrait is not flattering; Henry appears guarded and suspicious, and quite unapproachable.

This portrait is part of the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection. Henry VIII, c, after Hans Holbein the Younger. This portrait is a copy of the Holbein portrait above. The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb. In this panel, Holbein has created a life-size image of Christ, lying in his tomb. The greenish hue to the skin, in particular around the wounds on the hand, feet and torso, as well as on his face suggest the putrefaction of flesh and results in an almost grotesque image.2 days ago  English printers were simply not equipped to produce a book of the magnitude sought by Cromwell.

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