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Engraving | 11.8 x 6.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN

  • Engraving of Sweyn II, King of Denmark. Bust length with crown and robes, holding a sceptre in left hand. Within an oval border with German inscription on entablature below. Cut down. A plate from Johann Hoffmann's Der Königen in Dännemark Leben, Regierung und Absterben, von dem Ersten König Dan an, Biss auf den izt-regierenden König Christian den Fünfften (1685).

    Sweyn II was an early king of Denmark from the House of Estridsen, who reigned from 1047 to 1074.

    From a series of portraits of Danish Kings from Dan I to Frederick III, for the full series see RCIN 612134 (see a-cs), RCIN 612142, RCIN 612162, RCIN 612181, and RCIN 612203.
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    11.8 x 6.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    11.2 x 6.2 cm (image)

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