VERMEYEN, Jan Cornelisz.
(b. ca. 1500, Beverwijk, d. 1559, Bruxelles)
Jean Carondeletc. 1530
Oil on panel, 78 x 62 cm
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Jean II Carondelet (1469-1545), was a Burgundian cleric, politician, jurist and one of the most important advisors to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. He was a patron of Erasmus and a brother of Ferry Carondelet.