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image of A Member of the Fröschl Family Hans Mielich (artist)
German, 1516 - 1573
A Member of the Fröschl Family, c. 1539/1540
oil on panel
overall: 64.2 x 47 cm (25 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.) framed: 84.8 x 68.3 x 6.4 cm (33 3/8 x 26 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of David Edward Finley and Margaret Eustis Finley
1984.66.1
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From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 11 of 12

This man, in an elegant black damask robe and embroidered cuffs and collar, can be identified by a coat of arms on the painting's reverse side. He belonged to a wealthy family from a town east of Munich. Mielich's dramatic landscape setting reveals the influence of Albrecht Altdorfer.

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