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  1. Hans [hahns] /hɑns/, c1430–94?, German painter of the Flemish school.
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Also Mem·linc [mem-lingk] /ˈmɛm lɪŋk/.
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Examples from the Web for memling

Historical Examples

  • It is reasonable to suppose that this stands for Hans (Memling).

    Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects

    Giorgio Vasari

  • Her face is even more like an old Memling portrait than is the picture.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • The van Eycks and Memling were the lineal descendants of these artists.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • The great painter Memling was for a time a patient in the hospital.

  • Van Eyck saw with his eyes, Memling begins to see with his soul.

British Dictionary definitions for memling


Memlinc (ˈmɛmlɪŋk)

  1. Hans (hɑns). ?1430–94, Flemish painter of religious works and portraits
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