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Drawing, Portrait of the Emperor Charles V

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1530–35 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

21.2 x 16.1 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, with monogram, right edge: IR

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right, beneath two columns: --PLVS VLTRA

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portrait of the Emperor Charles V; Italy; pen and black ink on laid paper; 21.2 x 16.1 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-246

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