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tapestry workshop of Hans Knieper

Christian III (1503-1559) with in the background the siege of Copenhagen, 1581
Copenhagen, National Museum of Denmark
tapestry workshop of <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/45030" title="Hans Knieper"><span class="text">Hans Knieper</span></a> tapestry workshop of <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/45030" title="Hans Knieper"><span class="text">Hans Knieper</span></a>
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tapestry
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Support/medium
woven (technique), wool, silk
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 395 x 248 cm
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  • inscription upper center: Christian der. 3. Friedrichs sohn / Nach meines frommen Vaters thött / Christerns anhang, brachts Reich in nött, / Ich wardt erwëhltt, der veinde macht / Grif an, vnd gantz vudterbracht / Hielt vff, die hülff der Niderlandt / Weil ich den krief daselbst hin wandt / Die Bäpstlich Bischoff, sältzt all ab / Nach Christi lehr, gottes wordt gab / Halff Kirch vnd Schull, dient Gott mit fliss / Die Stundt meins thötts mich wissen lies / Dorauf in gutter ruhe schlief ein / Der mich erhielt, erhalt die mein
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1585 (1581 - 1585)
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Helsingør
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Entered on: 2014-05-28; Last modification: 2018-12-17

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