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Hans Holbein : Mary at the Temple, 1493
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Hans Holbein the Elder

[German Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1465-1524]

• Relationships: Father of Hans Holbein the Younger and Ambrosius Holbein.
Holbein's studio assistants included Leonhard Beck.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of the Artist's Sons, ca.1514-15

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar, France (mostly in French)  
Portrait de femme, ca.1510

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Madonna with Child and an Augustinian Canon as Donor

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Head of a Woman in a Whimple Head-Dress, 1500

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteHans Holbein at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteHans Holbein at The Athenaeum  
25 works online by Holbein

Notable SiteHans Holbein in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Humanities Web  

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hans Holbein   
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Time Magazine
"Clear Eye, Flawless Touch: The unsurpassed portrait drawings of Holbein", 1983 article by Robert Hughes

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