UNKNOWN GOLDSMITH, German
(active 1160s in Cologne)
Portrait Bust of Emperor Frederick Barbarosssa (detail)1155-60
Bronze, gilded, partly silver plated, height 32 cm
Stiftskirche St. Johannes, Schloss Cappenberg, Selm
This bust was a present from the Emperor to his godfather Otto von Cappenberg. It was later converted into a reliquary.