File:Albrecht der Beherzte, 1443-1500 (AT KHM GG4796).jpg

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English: The portraits by Cranach the Younger have a uniform blue background and a cast-shadow to one side of the sitter. As such they stand out from the other works in the series. Furthermore all 48 images are painted on canvas and not paper. They were later laminated onto wood and in isolated cases cardboard. The very uniform appearance of the reverse of all the portraits belonging to the series suggests that they were attached to the auxiliary support after entering the Ambras collection.
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Date between 1578 and 1580
Medium oil on paper mounted on wood
Dimensions Height: 13.5 cm (5.3 in); Width: 9.9 cm (3.8 in)
QS:P2048,13.5U174728;P2049,9.9U174728
Ambras Castle
Accession number
GG4796
Object history 1579/80: Ferdinand II, Ambras
Source/Photographer Cranach Digital Archive

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