Jan Vermeyen: Rudolfine House Crown, detail of one of the relief panels of the mitre, 1602
This relief panel shows the emperor as ‘Imperator’ or supreme military commander: Rudolf is being crowned with laurels by the goddess of victory as victor over the Ottomans and defender of Christianity.
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