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Portrait of Jan Zamoyski, Polish diplomat of XVI century
Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman advisor of king Sigismund II Augustus,diplomat, politician and statesman, XVI century
“A convention of noblemen presided by the Emperor”, by Jost Amman (1539-1591)
XVI century, nobles convention with the Emperor. As a wild guess the Emperor might have been Ferdinand I, yet the Latin captions specify only where each Title belonged without explicitly mentioning the Title holders.
The valediction of prisoner Elector Johann Friedrich from Emperor Charles V
September 2nd, 1552: the Emperor Charles V sits in a palanquin carrried by mules. In the background the Elector’s coach. Reproduced in late XIX century from an original woodcut by an unknown master of XVI century.
Napoleon Bonaparte, portrait
Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte: military strategist and political leader who rose to prominence during the French revolution and went on to conquer most of continental Europe in the early 19th century, becoming Napoleon I, emperor of the French
Antique Egypt – pharaoh Ramses II, engraving middle ‘800
Antique Egypt – portrait of pharaoh Ramses II, often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire
Antique Aegypt – painting of goddess Sekhmet and pharaoh Ramses II
Antique Aegypt – vivid portrait of goddess Sekhmet with pharaoh Ramses II. Sekhmet (Sakhmet) is one of the oldest known Egyptian deities depicted as a lion-headed woman. Her name means “the powerful one”.