Hans Holbein the Younger by Jochen Sander
Painter at the Court of Henry VIII

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This is followed by an essay by Jochen Sander focusing on the so-called "Darmstadt Madonna", which sheds light on the creation of this painting. Forty paintings are then shown, including full-page colour details. The book is completed by a who's who in the life and times of Hans Holbein. This explains 40 essential figures and 15 essential ideas/movements.

About Jochen Sander

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Jochen Sander is Chief Curator at the Stadelsches Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt. Stephanie Buck has been lecturing at the Freie Universitat Berlin since 1994, where she specializes in late Gothic and Renaissance art. Among her publications is a monograph on Hans Holbein the Younger, published in 1999.
Published April 1, 2004 by Thames & Hudson. 176 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography.

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Ambitious and versatile, Holbein brought his Northern Renaissance skill to the English monarchy, as made evident in this sumptuous visual tour of the court of Henry VIII. The opulent portraits are ren

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