Oil On Canvas: Portrait Of Ferdinand III
By Frans Luycx, c. 1637-38.Ferdinand III (1608-1657) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1637 until his death. He was also King of Hungary & Croatia, King of Bohemia & Archduke of Austria. He is depicted wearing the Order of the Golden Fleece, granted him in 1624. See a variant of this portrait in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Luycx (1604-1668) was a Flemish painter, student of Rubens,who became the leading portrait painter at Ferdinand III's Imperial Court.
Frame: 30" X 26"
Vienna, c. 1637-38