Emperor Charles V and His Brother Ferdinand, between 1517 and 1532

  • C.B. Hopfer, German, active ca. 1531

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (20 × 27.6 cm) Sheet: 8 1/4 × 11 1/4 inches (21 × 28.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S605

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Brothers
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Emperor
  • Etching
  • Double portrait

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamped, in black, verso: Baron H. A. von Derschau (Lugt 2510) Stamped, in black and brown: Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606 and 2922)

Inscribed, in plate, lower left edge: 58

Provenance

Baron H. A. von Derschau (Nuremberg, Germany); Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

C.B. Hopfer, Emperor Charles V and His Brother Ferdinand, between 1517 and 1532, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S605.