Allegory of Virtues and Vices at the Court of Charles V

Honestone (jurassic limestone), traces of gilding | 8 x 18in | c. 1522

Hans Daucher

Early commentators identified some of the well-known historical figures that Hans Daucher carved so precisely on this honestone relief in the year 1522. Riding a horse, whose rich trappings are emblazoned with the arms of the house of Hapsburg, Holy ...
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