Lot #351
Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor Letter Signed

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Estimate: $300+


Member of the House of Habsburg who ruled as Holy Roman Emperor from 1576 until his death (1552-1612), remembered as an influential patron of the arts but ineffectual ruler whose mistakes led directly to the Thirty Years' War. LS in German, signed “Rudolf,” one page both sides, 8.5 x 12, September 11, 1577. Untranslated document signed at the conclusion by Rudolf II. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021

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