[ hohl-bahyn; German hawl-bahyn ]
/ ˈhoʊl baɪn; German ˈhɔl baɪn /


Hans [hahns] /hɑns/, the elder,1465?–1524, German painter.
his sonHansthe younger,1497?–1543, German painter who worked chiefly in England.



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/ (German ˈhɔlbain) /


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)
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