Holbein in England

Holbein in England

Paperback - 2006
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Hans Holbein (1497-1543) is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the sixteenth century. His prolific production of precise and realist portraits of the great figures of this period, including, most famously, King Henry VIII, earned him an international reputation in his own time. Holbein in England allows the reader to gain greater insight into the artist's movements between the 1520s and the 1540s, when he moved from Germany and Switzerland to England. Although Holbein gained high acclaim while working in Basel, his periods in England proved equally key in establishing his reputation. Susan Foister, a leading expert on Holbein, considers the ways in which England both influenced, and was influenced by the artist and his work. She guides us through Holbein's background and artistic traditions in the context of Tudor England, and explains how important contacts, including Erasmus, Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell,
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., 2006.
ISBN: 9781854376459
1854376454
Branch Call Number: 759.3 HOLBEIN
ND588.H7 F58 2006x
Characteristics: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Batchelor, Tim
Tate Britain (Gallery)

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