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Portrait of John the Steadfast, Elector of Saxony

European Art

MEDIUM Oil on panel
DATES after 1532-1533
DIMENSIONS 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (17.5 x 14 cm) Frame: 17 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (44.5 x 29.8 cm)
MARKINGS Upper right: Winged serpent
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed bottom: "IMMORATLE DVCVM DECVS HAC SVB IMAGINE LVCAS/LVCAS PINXIT IOANNEM SAXONI TERRA TIBI/SIC DE SE MERTO TVLIT HVNC RITESELLVS HONOR/HVIVS ID EXEMPLVM POSTERIATIS ERIT."
COLLECTIONS European Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 49.231
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Watson B. Dickerman
RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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CAPTION Portrait of John the Steadfast, Elector of Saxony, after 1532-1533. Oil on panel, 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (17.5 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Watson B. Dickerman, 49.231
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oil on panel portrait of the bust of a man in three quarters view with inscription along the bottom of the panel and carved wood frame.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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