PACHER, Michael
(b. ca. 1435, Bruneck, d. 1498, Salzburg)

Mary of Burgundy

c. 1490
Oil on wood, 47,5 x 35 cm
Heinz Kisters Collection, Kreuzlingen

The painting, attributed to Michael Pacher, is possibly the only portrait composed by the artist. The sitter shown in profile was the first wife of Emperor Maximilian. She died at an early age in a hunting accident.

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