[Jakob Hannibal Hohenems.]
Engraving with large margins. 425 x 295mm (16¾ x 7¾").
Jakob Hannibal Hohenems, nephew of Giovanni Angelo Medici (Pope Pius IV). He fought as a mercenary for Emperor Charles V in Germany and Italy, and for Phillip II of Spain in Flanders. He spent two years in Antwerp as a garrison commander, during which time he amassed a vast art collection. 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: 32669] £220.00