Hans Holbein the Younger, 1497/98-1543: The German Raphael
A key figure in the Northern Renaissance, Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543) is most remembered for his religious commissions and the portraits he created during his later years in London, such as The French Ambassadors and the many paintings and drawings made of Henry VIII and his wives. His unfailing eye, vivid use of colors, and acute sense of psychological observation gave his paintings an uncommon depth and made him one of the most important German artists of his era. Available in over 20 languages, TASCHEN's Basic Art Series offers budget-minded readers quality books on the greatest artists of all time. The neat, slick format and nice price tag make Basic Art books fun to collect. Basic Art titles feature: detailed chronological summary of the artist's life and work, covering the cultural and historical importance of the artist over 100 color illustrations with explanatory captions concise biography
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