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Noun: Holbein  'hówl,bIn
  1. German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    - Hans Holbein the Elder, Hans Holbein, Holbein the Elder
  2. German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    - Hans Holbein the Younger, Hans Holbein, Holbein the Younger

Derived forms: Holbeins

Type of: engraver, old master

Encyclopedia: Holbein, Saskatchewan