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John Frederick the Magnanimous, Elector of Saxony

John Frederick the Magnanimous, Elector of Saxony
(16th century)

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
7.6 × 5.3 cm (image) 19.8 × 32.2 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 130 (copy); Hollstein 34 (copy a)
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Et patris, & patrui, famam, uirtutibus, æquat, / Qui patris & patrui, nobile nomen habet. / Adſerit, inuicto diuinum pectore uerbum, / Et Muſas omni dexteritate iuuat. / Hinc etiam ad promptos ſtudioum contulit uſus, / Inſpicis hoc præſens quod modo Lector opus.
Accession Number
424A-5
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1959
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Another Work Law, Civics and Protest Portraits
Subjects (specific)
cloaks crests (motifs) dukes fur garments half figures prince-electors reproductive prints swords

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