Hans Brosamer

Brosamer, Hans (häns brōˈzämər) [key], c.1500–1554, German painter and engraver. His work shows the influence of Cranach, Dürer, and Holbein. Recent scholarship has attempted to reattribute a large body of works bearing the signature HB which are no longer thought to be by Brosamer. Among works accepted as his are many portraits.

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