Christian Richter, 1643
This portrait of a child by the hand of the princely Saxon court painter Richter (Altenburg around 1612-1667 Weimar) shows the first Duke of Jena-Saxony as a boy at the age of five in a magnificent red suit with gold borders and lace trimming. The inscription in the upper left corner reads "Bernardus Dux Saxoniae / Iuli Cliui et Mont / Born in Weimar / Ao. 1638 / Contrafeit Ao. 1643 / C. Judge". Oil on canvas.
Height 130 cm, width 84 cm (without frame).
Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, vol. 28, p. 285-286.