Holbein, Hans Referred To As "the Elder.” 1465?-1524. German artist. His religious works feature altarpieces the Augsburg Cathedral (1493) and also for the church of Saint Sebastian (1516), in addition in Augsburg. Their boy Hans (1497?-1543), called "the Younger,” is noted for his spiritual paintings and portraits, such as for example Anne of Cleves (1539).
German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to present portraits of this English master's prospective brides (1497-1543)