Jewel Book of the Anna of Bavaria
Jewel Book of the Duchess Anna of Bavaria (de. Kleinodienbuch der Herzogin Anna von Bayern), 1552 – 1555, by Hans Mielich.
This unique manuscript was commissioned in 1552 by Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria, the founder of what is today the Bavarian State Library. The manuscript is an inventory of the jewelry owned by the duke and his wife, Duchess Anna, a member of the Habsburg dynasty and a daughter of Emperor Ferdinand I. The work contains 110 magnificent drawings by the Munich court painter Hans Mielich.
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