Holbein

Definitions of Holbein
  1. noun
    German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    synonyms: Hans Holbein, Holbein the Elder
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    old master
    a great European painter prior to 19th century
  2. noun
    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)
    synonyms: Hans Holbein, Holbein the Younger
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    engraver
    a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
    old master
    a great European painter prior to 19th century
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