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Portrait of Charles V as King of Spain
Portrait of Charles V as King of Spain
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Date:
1519
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
32.9 x 24.4 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1961.53.16
Acquisition Date:
1961-04-20
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Gift of Julius Landauer

At an altar rail a portrait of a kingly personage in his robed and symbols of office. Coats of arms above his head.

Portrait of Charles V dressed as the King of Spain in lavishly embroidered robes with a fur collar and a heavy jeweled chain with a carved lamb pendant. Charles gazes upward at a coat-of-arms which includes griffins, a phoenix, crowns and a sheaf of arrows. He has mid-length hair and a flat cap and ribbons.