[Denmark] Cristianus D.G. Rex. Daniae. et Norvegiae. Dux Slesvicen. Holsatiae Stormariae et Ditmersiae. Comes I Oldeborg.
Cock excud. [n.d. c.1660.]
Engraving. 196 x 159mm. 7¾ x 6¼". Cut, repaired tear.
Christian III, (1503-1559) King of Denmark and Norway. He established the state Lutheran Church in Denmark and, by forming close ties between the church and the crown, laid the foundation for the absolutist Danish monarchy of the 17th century. From Pieter van der Heyden's set of 19 portraits of Princes and Princesses.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 25517] £65.00