[Germany] [Ferdinand von Bayern.]
Engraving with large margins. 425 x 295mm (16¾ x 7¾").
Ferdinand von Bayern (1550-1608), soldier, commander of the army of the Archbishopric of Cologne (a post held by his brother) during the Cologne War (1583-8). He is shown in armour, long stave in his hand, within an alcove with superb architectural details, a strap-work cartouche for a title left blank. On the reverse is a German-text biography relating to another portrait, within an ornate woodcut frame. Published in Jacob Schrenck von Notzing's 'Der aller Durchleuchtigisten und Grossmächtigen Kayser, Durchleuchtigisten unnd Großmächtigen Königen'.
[Ref: 32657] £220.00