Masterpiece Albrecht van Oostenrijk by Frans Pourbus Atelier on your wall
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The painting Albrecht van Oostenrijk – approx. 1600
Original: oil on copper 22.5 x 28.5 cm, wxh
This portrait was commissioned by Albrecht van Oostenrijk by Frans Pourbus II ( 1559 – 1621 ). Dressed in his armour with a necklace around his neck with the badge of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Albrecht VII of Austria was born in Wiener Neustadt on November 15 in 1559. His parents are Maximilian II of Austria and Mary of Spain. From the age of 11 Albrecht received his education at the Spanish court from his uncle King Philip II. It was the intention of King Philippe that Albrecht should follow a church career, but due to the death of Albrecht’s brother Ernst of Austria this did not happen in the end. Albrecht had to take over his position as governor in the Netherlands.
In Valencia, Spain, on 18 April 1599, Albrecht married the daughter of Philip II, Isabella, a full cousin of Albrecht. The couple lived in Brussels. Three children are born, all of whom die at an early age. Albrecht suffered from gout in recent years and died in Brussels on 13 July 1621. Isabella is also portrayed by Frans Pourbus II.
Read more about the life and work of Frans Pourbus II on his painters page.
This portrait of Albrecht is on display in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.