[Bohemia] [Karel Older of Zierotin.]
Engraving with large margins. 425 x 295mm (16¾ x 7¾").
Karel Older of Zierotin (1564-1636), head of the Moravian nobility during the Thirty Years' War. He was a friend of Henry IV of France. He is shown in armour 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: 32664] £220.00