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Hans Holbein the Younger
(1497 - 1543)

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1497 Born in Augsburg to Hans Holbein the Elder - a skilled portraitist
1515 Establishes himself in Basel, Switzerland, as a book illustrator
1518 Travels to Italy, encounters the work of Andrea Mantegna and Leonardo da Vinci
1522 Creates illustrations for Martin Luther's German translation of the Bible
1526 Travels to London
1528 Returns to Basel and paints portraits and murals for the town hall
1532 Settles again in England
1536 Established as court painter to Henry VIII
1543 Dies in London during a plague epidemic
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