Show me:
and
Clear all filters

  • 1 items
  • 25 items Explore
  • 38 items
  • 24 items Explore
  • 47 items
  • 92 items
  • 3,513 items Explore
  • 89 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 39 items
  • 9,882 items Explore
  • 208 items Explore
  • 1,210 items Explore
  • 7,419 items Explore
  • 4,945 items Explore
  • 75 items Explore
  • 104 items Explore
  • 9,264 items Explore
  • 154 items Explore
  • 4,284 items Explore
  • 5 items
  • 121 items Explore
  • 2,014 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 4,690 items Explore
  • 24 items Explore
  • 440 items Explore
  • 17,940 items Explore
  • 34 items Explore
  • 1,901 items Explore
  • 973 items Explore
  • 6 items
  • 5,209 items Explore
  • 400 items Explore
  • 29 items
  • 923 items Explore
  • 1 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 9 items
  • 14,859 items Explore
  • 787 items Explore
  • 3 items
  • 70 items Explore
  • 33 items
  • 798 items
  • 20 items
  • 61 items
  • 28 items
  • 304 items Explore
  • 6 items
  • 55 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 2 items
  • 133 items
  • 2 items
  • 107 items Explore
  • 116 items
  • 901 items Explore
  • 833 items
  • 91 items
  • 27 items
  • 6 items
  • 22,118 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 3,243 items Explore
  • 1,452 items Explore
  • 352 items
  • 192 items Explore
  • 7,646 items Explore
  • 8,887 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 1 items
  • 39 items
  • 3 items
  • 4 items
  • 5,745 items Explore
  • 5,339 items Explore
  • 4,027 items Explore
  • 848 items Explore
  • 859 items Explore
  • 2,467 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 314 items
  • 1 items
  • 1 items
  • 2,472 items Explore
  • 20 items Explore
  • 304 items Explore
  • 727 items Explore
  • 777 items Explore
  • 454 items Explore
  • 908 items Explore
  • 894 items
  • 89 items
  • 125 items Explore
  • 5,152 items Explore
  • 165 items
  • 311 items
  • 7 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 22 items
  • 58 items
  • 302 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 3,243 items Explore
  • 1,209 items Explore
  • 69 items
  • 43 items
  • 17,383 items Explore
  • 1,090 items Explore
  • 138 items
  • 43 items
  • 7 items
  • 1 items
  • 145 items Explore
  • 18 items
  • 1 items
  • 23 items
  • 116 items
  • 311 items
  • 962 items Explore
  • 1,893 items
  • 530 items Explore
  • 1,665 items
  • 562 items
  • 6 items
  • 2 items
  • 3 items
  • 3,727 items Explore
  • 29,165 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 3,055 items Explore
  • 185 items Explore
  • 6,756 items Explore
  • 31 items
  • 25 items
  • 721 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 65 items
  • 157 items
  • 52 items
  • 18,599 items Explore
  • 824 items
  • 17 items
  • 15,752 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 1,862 items Explore
  • 1,021 items Explore
  • 45 items
  • 371 items
  • 3,263 items Explore
  • 79 items
  • 1 items
  • 473 items Explore
  • 2 items
  • 19 items
  • 90 items Explore
  • 68 items
  • 289 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 4 items
  • 112 items
  • 272 items
  • 760 items
  • 726 items
  • 1 items
  • 342 items Explore
  • 459 items Explore
  • 10,405 items Explore
  • 689 items Explore
  • 5,845 items Explore
  • 19 items
  • 4,788 items Explore
  • 27 items
  • 1 items
  • 5,123 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 3,296 items Explore
  • 9,145 items Explore
  • 6,291 items Explore
  • 181 items
  • 19 items
  • 142 items
  • 7 items
  • 845 items Explore
  • 17 items
  • 3,889 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 1,022 items Explore
  • 193 items
  • 1 items
  • 3,486 items Explore
  • 20 items
  • 698 items Explore
  • 35 items
  • 114 items
  • 3,181 items Explore
  • 12,071 items Explore
  • 2,696 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 7,383 items Explore
  • 31 items
  • 1 items
  • 21,530 items Explore
  • 91 items
  • 38 items
  • 13,856 items Explore
  • 3,293 items Explore
  • 1,619 items Explore
  • 162 items
  • 27,323 items Explore
  • 634 items Explore
  • 415 items
  • 20,888 items Explore
  • 102 items
  • 1 items
  • 15 items
  • 30 items
  • 814 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 192 items Explore
  • 14,769 items Explore
  • 3 items
  • 9 items
  • 10 items
  • 13 items
  • 25 items
  • 2,163 items Explore
  • 855 items Explore
  • 11 items
  • 1 items
  • 187 items
  • 587 items Explore
  • 42 items
  • 15 items
  • 2,079 items Explore
  • 782 items Explore
  • 1,837 items Explore
  • 135 items
  • 30 items
  • 637 items Explore
  • 2,646 items Explore
  • 38 items
  • 22 items
  • 12 items
  • 5,125 items Explore
  • 13,794 items Explore
  • 51 items
  • 1 items
  • 6 items
  • 4 items
  • 1,194 items
  • 169 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 7 items
  • 77 items
  • 9,778 items Explore
  • 3,483 items Explore
  • 2,618 items Explore
  • 4,670 items Explore
  • 23 items
  • 56 items
  • 5,833 items Explore
  • 4,027 items Explore
  • 463 items Explore
  • 2,255 items Explore
  • 1,754 items Explore
  • 3 items
  • 1,273 items Explore
  • 41 items
  • 216 items Explore
  • 346 items Explore
  • 5,671 items Explore
  • 8,632 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 1,850 items Explore
  • 2,148 items Explore
  • 3,296 items Explore
  • 7,218 items Explore
  • 72 items
  • 2,480 items Explore
  • 24 items
  • 51 items
  • 1 items
  • 542 items Explore
  • 614 items Explore
  • 60 items
  • 16 items
  • 137 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 73 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 466 items
  • 8 items
  • 934 items
  • 3,572 items Explore
  • 5 items
  • 8,162 items Explore
  • 46 items Explore
  • 21 items
  • 44 items
  • 3 items
  • 12,875 items Explore
  • 1,191 items Explore
  • 91 items
  • 4,805 items Explore
  • 768 items Explore
  • 1,977 items
  • 4,069 items Explore
  • 21 items
  • 12,174 items Explore
  • 1,334 items Explore
  • 5 items
  • 9,553 items Explore
  • 15,763 items Explore
  • 3 items
  • 1,681 items Explore
  • 175 items
  • 26 items
  • 5,407 items Explore
  • 6,780 items Explore
  • 48 items
  • 11 items
  • 2 items
  • 59 items
  • 6,087 items Explore
  • 248 items Explore
  • 11 items
  • 4 items
  • 6 items
  • 5 items
  • 104 items Explore
  • 423 items
  • 117 items Explore
  • 7,261 items Explore
  • 45 items
  • 20,166 items Explore
  • 6,606 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 2 items
  • 154 items Explore
  • 279 items
  • 1 items
  • 94 items Explore
  • 10,842 items Explore
  • 54 items
  • 16 items
  • 67 items
  • 4 items
  • 315 items Explore
  • 403 items
  • 172 items
  • 3,176 items Explore
  • 28 items
  • 1,212 items Explore
  • 1,428 items Explore
  • 567 items Explore
  • 20 items
  • 1,079 items Explore
  • 96 items Explore
  • 42 items
  • 253 items Explore
  • 55,325 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 2,627 items Explore
  • 2,658 items Explore
  • 22 items
  • 3,223 items Explore
  • 97 items Explore
  • 4 items
  • 10,370 items Explore
  • 5,340 items
  • 7 items
  • 657 items Explore
  • 87 items
  • 468 items
  • 40 items
  • 72 items
  • 29 items
  • 415 items
  • 3 items
  • 42 items
  • 1,057 items Explore
  • 91 items
  • 461 items
  • 46 items
  • 7,589 items Explore
  • 9 items
  • 946 items Explore
  • 1 items
  • 13,996 items Explore
  • 93 items
  • 17 items
  • 5 items
  • 302 items
  • 2 items
  • 543 items Explore
  • 1,660 items Explore
  • 712 items Explore
  • 154 items

Select a time period

Or choose a specific year

Clear all filters

A Young Man with a Pink

Hans Holbein the younger (Augsburg 1497/8 - London 1543)

Category

Art / Oil paintings

Date

1533 (inscribed)

Materials

Oil on panel (oak) (circular)

Measurements

124 x 121 mm (4 7/8 x 4 3/4 in)

Place of origin

Germany

Order this image

Collection

Upton House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)

On show at

Upton House, Midlands, National Trust

NT 446801

Summary

Oil painting on oak panel (circular), A Young Man with a Pink by Hans Holbein the Younger (Augsburg 1497/8 - London 1543), inscribed in gold ANNO (left centre) 1533 (right centre). A bust portrait against a blue background, facing slightly left, wearing a black cloak open at the neck showing a red vest and white linen shirt, a flat black cap, holding a pink in his right hand. Holbein is chiefly known as portrait painter to the court of Henry VIII. A German, he made his first trip to England in 1526 at the invitation of Sir Thomas More. His second visit in 1532 lasted until his death from the plague in 1543. Holbein’s English portraits are among his best works and are marked by a severe objectivity.

Provenance

Franz Jäger, the elder (1743 - 1809), Vienna or Franz Jäger, the younger (1781–1839) and possibly the latter's posthumous sale, Vienna, 17–18 December 1841, lot 57 [if so, bought in, since reported by Waagen as in the possession of the elder's eldest son, Anton, in 1860]; Anton Jäger (1779 - 1865), Vienna; F. J. Gsell, Vienna (by 1866); his [posthumous?] sale, Vienna, 14 March 1872, lot 208 (bought by Plach); Fräulein Gabriele Pržibram, Vienna [and/or Prague?] (by 1891); thence by descent to Frau Leonore Goldschmidt- Pržibram, Brussels; her [posthumous?] sale, Frederick Müller, Amsterdam, 17 June 1924, lot 2, repd.; bought on behalf of the 2nd Viscount Bearsted by Agnew’s, for £3,720.14.7, plus 5% commission [£3,906.15.4]; given with Upton House to the National Trust by Walter Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted (1882 – 1948) shortly before his death

Credit line

Upton House, The Bearsted Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: ANNO 1533 (dated) Verso: on a paper label, top left: City of Manchester Art Gallery 50 on a paper label, top right: The Rt Hon Viscount Bearsted on a paper label, covering the back panel: Hans Holbein / 1497-1543 / “Portrait of a Man” / Ex Collection Gsell / Jager / Lippman / Frauline Gabriele Przibram (Vienna) / Frau L Goldschimdt-Przibram (Brussels) / Reproduced in Klassiker der Kunst page 104 / Catalogue of “Exposition de la Miniature” Brussels 1912 (being plate 1) No. 855a / Described by Dr. Woltman in his “Holbein und Seine Zeit” as a portrait of Holbein himself / Dressed in the flat black cap and costume of the German merchants of the steelyard / (see Hans Holbein the Younger by Arthur B. Chamberlain, 1913, in which the Goldschimdt-Przibram picture is mentioned. Vol II, page 57 and 349) on a paper label fragment, bottom centre: Gallerie Gsell on a gilt wooden tablet, bottom centre: Jean HOLBEIN le jeune 1498-1543

Makers and roles

Hans Holbein the younger (Augsburg 1497/8 - London 1543), artist

References

Waagen 1866 G. F. Waagen, Die Vornehmsten Kunstdenkmäler in Wien, Vienna, 1866, vol. I, p.317 Woltman 1868 A. Woltmann, Holbein und seine Zeit, Leipzig, 1868, vol. II, p.154, No.261 Frimmel 1891 T. Frimmel, Kleine Galeriestudien, Bamberg, 1891, p.293 Ganz 1912 P. Ganz, Holbein (Klassiker der Kunst), 1912, pp.104 (repd.), 241 Chamberlain, 1913: Arthur B.Chamberlain, Hans Holbein the Younger, 2 vols, London, 1913, vol.II, pp.57, 349 Ganz 1950 P. Ganz, The Paintings of Hans Holbein the Younger, London, 1950, p.244, No.77, pl.118. Strong 1980 Roy Strong, Holbein: The Complete Paintings, London, 1980, p.58, ill. p.58, no.80 Rowlands 1985 John Rowlands, The Paintings of Hans Holbein the Younger, Oxford, 1985, no.48, pp.140-41 & pl.86

View more details