AACHEN, Hans von
(b. 1552, Köln, d. 1615, Praha)

Self-Portrait with a Glass of Wine

c. 1596
Oil on canvas, 53 x 44 cm
Private collection

Hans von Aachen was an artist who fully embraced the self-portrait as a means of artistic expression. His earliest self-portrait was executed c. 1574, and he painted several other self-portraits during his career.