06 works, Today, November 7th, is Eleanor of Portugal’s day, her story illustrated #309

Hans Burgkmair the Elder, (1473–1531)
Eleonore von Portugal, c. 1468

Oil on panel
Height: 79 cm (31.1 in); Width: 51.5 cm (20.2 in)
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Eleanor of Portugal (18 September 1434–3 September 1467) was Empress of the Holy Roman Empire. A Portuguese infanta (princess), daughter of King Edward of Portugal and his wife Eleanor of Aragon, she was the consort of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III and the mother of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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