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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF KING FREDERICK AUGUSTUS III OF SAXONY

Workshop of Hans von Aachen
PORTRAIT OF MATTHIAS, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, KING OF GERMANY (1557 - 1619)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF KING FREDERICK AUGUSTUS III OF SAXONY

Workshop of Hans von Aachen
PORTRAIT OF MATTHIAS, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, KING OF GERMANY (1557 - 1619)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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Workshop of Hans von Aachen
COLOGNE 1552-1615 PARIS
PORTRAIT OF MATTHIAS, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, KING OF GERMANY (1557 - 1619)
inscribed and dated upper right: J. B. F. Matthias. Erzherzog/ Zu österreich zu Ungarn unnd/ Böhmen.u. König.u./ Anno 1611.
oil on canvas laid on board
208 x 108.2 cm.; 81 7/8  x 42 5/8  in.
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Provenance

Presented to the grandfather of the present owner by Frederick Augustus III, last King of Saxony (1865-1932), as payment in the early 1920s.

Catalogue Note

This painting is a workshop variant of Hans von Aachen's portrait of Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, today in Prague Castle, Prague.1

1. Inv. no. O 304; see J. Jacoby, Hans von Aachen 1552-1615, Berlin 2000, p. 241, cat. no. 88, reproduced in colour plate 11.

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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