rite. NN, before 1841

material: paper

production technique and mesurements unknown

pre-war inventory number: unknown

date when the work was lost: 1945–1960.

The print was purchased for the castle collection by the Castle Reconstruction Board before 1854; in 1854 it was exhibited in a decorative frame on the south wall in the Corner Hall on the main floor of the Palace of the Grand Masters; ibid. in 1894; lost in the period 1945–1960; further fate unknown.

In the vertical frame, there is a bust of an elderly man displayed in an en face view, with his body slightly tilted to the right. He is wearing dark frock coat and shirt with a white cravat under the neck. The showcased face is oblong with furrows and visible wrinkles on the forehead, deep-set eyes. A wig on the head with a parting in the middle, with single curls covering the ears. An order in the form of a cross is pinned to the left side of the coat.

(compiled W. Połom-Połom Jakubowicz)

Interior of the Corner Hall from the northwest; photo Albrecht Meydenbauer, Berlin 1885; collection of the Castle Museum in Malbork, inv. no. MZM / DH / 753/55.

Interior of the Corner Hall from the northwest; photo Albrecht Meydenbauer, Berlin 1885; collection of the Castle Museum in Malbork, inv. no. MZM / DH / 753/55.

Portrait of Wilhelm Ludwig Häbler; reprod. after: M. Mierzwińskii, Catalog of architectural drawings of the former Castle Reconstruction Board in Malbork (1817-1945), Malbork 2019, p. 14, ill. 4.

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