Mobile menu
Welcome back to the royal residences. Find out more about our measures to keep you safe.
Hans Baldung (1484/5-1545)

Portrait of a Young Man with a Rosary Dated 1509

RCIN 405758

Your share link is...

  Close

Hans Baldung was Dürer’s foremost assistant. His portraits are remarkable for their psychological insight. The device at the top of the portrait, a confrontation between a bird of prey and an owl, has been interpreted as representing the battle between good and evil.

Ceded to Prince Albert with the Oettingen-Wallerstein collection in 1847.

No. 105