Synopses & Reviews
The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white.
Hans Holbein the Younger is renowned for his portraits of Northern Europe's courtiers, thinkers and statesmen, but his output was far more various, and included book illustrations and jewellery designs. This book includes many different examples of his work.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 27).