Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622) A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band

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Lot 7
Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622) A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band

Sold for £ 1,200 (US$ 1,659) inc. premium
Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622)
A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band .
Oil on copper, gilt-metal frames, the reverses inscribed Rudolph 1st/ Emperor of Germany/ founder of the Austrian State/ Head of the house of hapsburg/ born may 1st 1218 d.sept 30th 1291/ painted by francis pourbus and Gertrude/ wife of rudolph 1st emperor of gMY/ Daughter of the count of homburg/ born 1230 d. 1280/ painted by f. pourbus/ brought the castle of homburg as a marriage portion respectively.
Oval, 33mm (1 5/16in) high (2)

Footnotes

  • Rudolph 1st (also known as Rudolph of Habsburg) was the son of Albert IV, Count of Habsburg, and was born in Limberg in Breisgau
Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622) A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band
Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622) A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band
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