( 1497–1543), German painter and engraver; known as Holbein the Younger. He became a well-known court portraitist in England and was commissioned by Henry VIII to supply portraits of the king’s prospective brides. Notable works: Dance of Death (series of woodcuts, circa 1523-6); Anne of Cleves (miniature, 1539).
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