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Biography of Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543

Around 1497 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 was born in Augsburg

Around 1526 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (29) . Portrait of John More 1508-1547 (18) .

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (48) wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar with Beaufort Portcullis and Tudor Rose Pendant .

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (48) wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar with Beaufort Portcullis and Tudor Rose Pendant .

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Known as "Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling". The subject is believed to be Anne Ashby -1539 (-11) wife of Francis Lovell -1552 (18) . The starling is probably intended as a rhyming pun of East Harling, Norfolk , where the family had recently inherited the estate of East Harling Hall, East Harling, Norfolk . Squirrels nibbling on nuts feature on the heraldry of the Lovell family: the windows of the Church of St Peter and St Paul, East Harling, Norfolk include two of the family’s arms in stained glass, each showing six red squirrels. The commission may commemorate the birth of a son to the couple in the spring of 1526 , but it also showed off their new status as wealthy landowners.

1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Known as "Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling". The subject is believed to be Anne Ashby -1539 (-11) wife of Francis Lovell -1552 (18) . The starling is probably intended as a rhyming pun of East Harling, Norfolk , where the family had recently inherited the estate of East Harling Hall, East Harling, Norfolk . Squirrels nibbling on nuts feature on the heraldry of the Lovell family: the windows of the Church of St Peter and St Paul, East Harling, Norfolk include two of the family’s arms in stained glass, each showing six red squirrels. The commission may commemorate the birth of a son to the couple in the spring of 1526 , but it also showed off their new status as wealthy landowners.

In 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Henry Guildford 1489-1532 (38) wearing the Garter and Inter-twined Knots Collar with St George Pendant .Standing three-quarter length, richly dressed in velvet, fur and cloth-of-gold. Holbein has meticulously shown the varied texture of his cloth-of-gold double which is woven into a pomegranate pattern with a variety of different weaves including loops of gold thread. Similarly, he has carefully articulated the band of black satin running down Guildford’s arm against the richer black of the velvet of his sleeve. A lavish use of both shell-gold paint and gold leaf (which has been used to emulate the highlights of the gold thread in the material) emphasises the luxuriousness of the sitter’s dress and his high status. In his right-hand he holds the Comptroller of the Household Staff of Office .

In 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Henry Guildford 1489-1532 (38) wearing the Garter and Inter-twined Knots Collar with St George Pendant .Standing three-quarter length, richly dressed in velvet, fur and cloth-of-gold. Holbein has meticulously shown the varied texture of his cloth-of-gold double which is woven into a pomegranate pattern with a variety of different weaves including loops of gold thread. Similarly, he has carefully articulated the band of black satin running down Guildford’s arm against the richer black of the velvet of his sleeve. A lavish use of both shell-gold paint and gold leaf (which has been used to emulate the highlights of the gold thread in the material) emphasises the luxuriousness of the sitter’s dress and his high status. In his right-hand he holds the Comptroller of the Household Staff of Office .

In 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Mary Wotton 1499-1535 (28) when she was thirty-two commissioned with that of her husband Henry Guildford 1489-1532 (38) possibly to celebrate their marriage.Hung with gold chains and embellished with pearls, Lady Guildford embodies worldly prosperity, and with her prayer book she is also the very image of propriety.

In 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Mary Wotton 1499-1535 (28) when she was thirty-two commissioned with that of her husband Henry Guildford 1489-1532 (38) possibly to celebrate their marriage.Hung with gold chains and embellished with pearls, Lady Guildford embodies worldly prosperity, and with her prayer book she is also the very image of propriety.

Around 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Brian Tuke -1545 .

Around 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Drawing of Nicholas Carew KG 1496-1539 (31) .

Around 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of Cecily More 1507- .

Around 1527 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (30) . Portrait of John More 1451-1530 (76) .

Before 1532 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (34) . Portrait of William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (81) .

Before 1532 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (34) . Portrait of William Warham Archbishop Canterbury 1450-1532 (81) .

Around 1532 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (35) . Drawing of Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (22) .

Around 1532 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (35) . Drawing of (probably) Charles Wingfield 1513-1540 (19) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Frances Vere 1517-1577 (16) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Henry Howard 1516-1547 (17) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Henry Howard 1516-1547 (17) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Thomas Elyot 1490-1546 (43) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Thomas Elyot 1490-1546 (43) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Margaret Barrow 1500-1560 (33) .

Around 1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Drawing of Margaret Barrow 1500-1560 (33) .

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) .The Ambassadors.

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43) .

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (36) . Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury 1489-1556 (43) .

Around 1534 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (37) .Drawing of Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (33) .The attribution is contentious.

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Drawing of John Poyntz 1484-1544 (51) .

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Drawing of Nicholas Poyntz 1510-1556 (25) .

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Drawing of Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (15) .

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Portrait of Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550 (29) .

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Portrait of William Roper 1496-1578 (39) .

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38) . Portrait of William Roper 1496-1578 (39) .

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) .

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Portrait of William Roper 1496-1578 (40) .

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Portrait of William Roper 1496-1578 (40) .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Thomas Wyatt 1503-1542 (33) .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Thomas Wyatt 1503-1542 (33) .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Thomas Strange 1493-1545 (43) .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Thomas Vaux 2nd Baron Vaux Harrowden -1556 .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Thomas Vaux 2nd Baron Vaux Harrowden -1556 .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Elizabeth Cheney Baroness Vaux Harrowden 1505-1556 (31)

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Margaret More 1505-1544 (31) known by her married name of "Margaret Roper".

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Margaret More 1505-1544 (31) known by her married name of "Margaret Roper".

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Richard Southwell 1503-1564 (33) .

Around 1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Drawing of Richard Southwell 1503-1564 (33) .

Before 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39) . Portrait of Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (59) .

1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (40) . Portrait of Mary Brandon Baroness Monteagle 1510-1542 (27) .

Around 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (40) . Drawing of Elizabeth Jenks Baroness Rich Leez 1510-1558 (27) .

Around 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (40) . Drawing of Elizabeth Jenks Baroness Rich Leez 1510-1558 (27) .

1537 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (40) . Portrait of Jane Seymour Queen Consort England 1509-1537 (28) .

1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Portrait of Christina Oldenburg Duchess Lorraine 1521-1590 (16) .

1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Portrait of Christina Oldenburg Duchess Lorraine 1521-1590 (16) .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of Mary Zouche 1512- .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of Mary Shelton 1510-1571 .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of the wife of Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (55) . He had three wives. The sitter is believed to his third wife.

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of the wife of Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 (55) . He had three wives. The sitter is believed to his third wife.

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (41) .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (41) .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585 (26) .

After 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of Elizabeth Grey Baroness Audley Waldon -1564 based on she having become Lady Audley on 29 Nov 1538 .Coloured chalks, silverpoint, pen and ink on pink-primed paper, 29.2 × 20.7 cm, Royal Collection, Windsor Castle. The drawing is inscribed, by a later hand than Holbein's, "The Lady Audley".

After 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of Elizabeth Grey Baroness Audley Waldon -1564 based on she having become Lady Audley on 29 Nov 1538 .Coloured chalks, silverpoint, pen and ink on pink-primed paper, 29.2 × 20.7 cm, Royal Collection, Windsor Castle. The drawing is inscribed, by a later hand than Holbein's, "The Lady Audley".

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (42) . Drawing of William Parr 1st Marquess Northampton 1512-1571 (27) .

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (42) . Portrait of Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (23) .

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (42) . Portrait of Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (23) .

Around 1539 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (42) . Portrait believed to be of Elizabeth Seymour Baroness Cromwell Oakham 1518-1556 (21) .

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43) .Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48) .

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43) . Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

1541 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (44) .Miniature portrait of Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (4) .

1541 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (44) .Miniature portrait of Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 (5) .

Around 1542 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (45) .Drawing of William Sharington 1495-1553 (47) .

Around 1542 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (45) .Drawing of William Sharington 1495-1553 (47) .

Before 29 Nov 1543 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (46) died .

08 May 1654 . John Evelyn's Diary 1654 May . I went to Hackney , to see Lady Brook's garden, which was one of the neatest and most celebrated in England, the house well furnished, but a despicable building. Returning, visited one Mr. Tomb's garden; it has large and noble walks, some modern statues, a vineyard, planted in strawberry borders, staked at ten feet distances, the banqueting-house of cedar, where the couch and seats were carved à l'antique; some good pictures in the house, especially one of Vandyke's , being a man in his shirt; also some of Stenwyck. I also called at Mr. Ducie's, who has indeed a rare collection of the best masters, and one of the largest stories of H. Holbein . I also saw Sir Thomas Fowler's aviary, which is a poor business.

Around 1621 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (21) . Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel.

Around 1632 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (32) . Portrait of Thomas Wharton 1615-1684 (16) .

Around 1633 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (33) . Portrait of James Stewart 4th Duke Lennox.

Around 1634 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (34) . Portrait of James Stewart 4th Duke Lennox wearing his Leg Garter and Garter Collar .

Around 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35) . Portrait of Anne Carr Countess Bedford 1615-1684 (19) .

Around 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35) . Portrait of Olivia Boteler -1663 .

Around 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35) . Portrait of James Stanley 7th Earl Derby 1607-1651 (27) and Charlotte Thouars Countess Derby 1599-1664 (35) and their daughter.

In 1635 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (35) . Portrait of Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 .

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36) . Portrait of James Stewart 4th Duke Lennox.

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36) . Portrait of William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (62) .

Around 1636 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (36) . Portrait of Mary Villiers Duchess Lennox.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of Thomas Howard 21st Earl Arundel and Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of Mary Ruthven Countess Atholl .

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of Mary Villiers Duchess Lennox.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of Mary Villiers Duchess Lennox.

In 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Diana Cecil Countess Oxford.

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Thomas Hanmer 2nd Baronet Hamner 1612-1678 (26) .

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Mary Hill 1615-1690 (23) .

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport.

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Isabella Edmondes 4th Baroness De La Warr 1607-1677 (31) .

Around 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of James Hay 2nd Earl Carlisle 1612-1660 (26) .

In 1638 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of Thomas Killigrew 1612-1683 (25) and (probably) William Crofts 1st Baron Crofts 1611-1677 (27) .

Around 1639 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (39) . Portrait of Thomas Wharton 1588-1622 .

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40) . Portrait of Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline 1615-1672 (24) .

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40) . Portrait of sisters Essex Cheeke Countess Manchester -1658 and Anne Cheeke Countess Warwick .

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (42) . Portrait of John Mennes Comptroller 1599-1671 (42) .

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (42) . Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (32) and the dwarf Jeffrey Hudson.

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (42) . Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (32) and her son Charles James Stewart 1629-1629 .

Before 09 Dec 1641 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (42) . Portrait of Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 (32) .

Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543