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Last NameHolbein    
Given NameHans    
alt. NamesH. H. ; Holbein the Younger ;    
MarriageMrs. Elsbeth Schmid (+1549)    
ChildrenPhilipp, Katherina, 2 others (illegitimate)     
Year born1497/8 in Augsburg    
Year died1543    
Place of deathAldgate, London    
Father's occupationpainter Hans Holbein the Elder (c. 1460-1524)    
Relativesstepson Franz Schmid; painters: uncle Sigismund Holbein & brother Ambrosius Holbein (c.1494-c.1519)     
Educationfather, apprentice to painter Hans Herbster in Basel    
Country of ActivitySwitzerland    
Worked forpublisher Johann Froben    
PatronageAnne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII; Erasmus, Thomas More ; Sebastian Münster (1488/89-1552)    
Techniquespainting, drawing, woodcut, goldsmithry, stained-glass window & decorative design, printing    
Archival sourcesKupferstichkabinett der Öffentlichen Kunstsammlung Basel, cat 1988 no. 44    
Published sourcesPinault 1991: 17 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 2935 ;    

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