Lot 70 - Art | Asian | Jewels | Objets - Sale AS0510

 
Lot 70
Flemish School
(Late 16th Century-Early 17th Century)
The Pilgrimage of King Rudolf II
Oil on canvas
58 x 71.5 cm

PROVENANCE:
The Collection of Sarah Gertrude Millin nee Liebson (1889-1968), thence by descent. Sarah Millin was a well known South African author

OTHER NOTES:
King Rudolf II (1552-1612) was Holy Roman Emperor (1576-1612) King of Hungary & Croatia (1572-1608), King of Bohemia (1575-1608/1611), Archduke of Austria (1576-1608), a member of the House of Hapsberg.
Rudolf's legacy is traditionally viewed as an ineffectual ruler who's mistakes let to the Thirty Years' War, a great & influential patron of the Northern Mannerist Style of art & an intellectual devotee of occult arts & learning
Estimate $12,000-14,000

Sold for $11,000

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