PREDIS, Ambrogio de
(b. ca. 1455, Milano, d. after 1508)

Maximilian I

Black chalk, 372 x 252 mm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

The black chalk drawing of the emperor harks back to the earliest northern Italian examples of such drawings by Pisanello. It is unclear whether the drawing was a preparatory to the artist's painted portrait of the emperor.