CRAYER, Gaspard de
(b. 1584, Antwerpen, d. 1669, Gent)

Equestrian Portrait of Cardinal-Infante Fernando of Austria

Oil on canvas, 209 x 166 cm
Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo

The equestrian portrait rrepresents Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (died 1641), who was the son of King Philip III of Spain and became famous for defeating the Swedish army in 1634 at the Battle of Nördlingen.

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