Antique Print – MEINHARD II-AUSTRIA-HOUSE OF GORIZIA-PORTRAIT-KILIAN after unknown artist – 1623



Mainhardus Junior – This scarce original antique print depicts a portrait of Meinhard II (c. 1238 – 1295), a member of the House of Gorizia, he ruled the County of Gorizia (as Meinhard IV) and the County of Tyrol together with his younger brother Albert from 1258, until in 1271 they divided their heritage and Meinhard became sole ruler of Tyrol. Latin text on verso.

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Mainhardus Junior

Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 16,7 x 28,6 cm. (6,6 x 11,3 inch). Image size: 14 x 23,3 cm. (5,5 x 9,2 inch).

From: ‘Tirolensium principum comitum Contrafacturen’ by Wolfgang Kilian, published in Augsburg 1623.

Made by Wolfgang Kilian after an anonymous artist. Wolfgang Kilian (1581–1662) was a German engraver and member of the Kilian family of engravers in Augsburg. He was the son of Bartholomaus Kilian the elder and Maria Pfeiffelmann. After his father’s death in 1583 his mother remarried Dominicus Custos and he and his brother Lucas became his pupils. (Source wikipedia)

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 16 × 16 × 1 cm


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