1560-65.Sir Thomas Gresham. Koopman en financieel agent der Engelse kroon in de Nederlanden, stichter van de Londense beurs en van Gresham College te Londen. Zittend in een stoel,handschoenen in de rechterhand. Antonis Mor (1519-75) Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late
The African Knight Saint Maurice - century German painting showing a black African in European Armour that served as a model for the painting of Saint Maurice. He was the patron saint of several professions, cities, and kingdoms in Europe.