Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
AllegoriesChoice of Hercules AdaptationsPolitical allegories
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Holy Roman EmperorsCharles V (r. 1516-1556)Allegorical
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Virtue (Virtus)
Volupia (Voluptas)
Further details
central figure is Archduke Charles, the later Charles V; this poem describing his choice is part of VD16 P 2883
ARTIST/CREATOR
Burgkmair, Hans, the elder (1473-1531)
DATE
1511
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
fol. a,vi,r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hollstein 313, Johann-David Passavant, Le peintre-graveur, Leipzig 1864-67, III.273.102
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (scan of book)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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