Equestrian Portrait of Charles V is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Titian. Created between April and September 1548 while Titian was at the imperial court of Augsburg, it is a tribute to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, following Charles' victory in the April 1547 Battle of Mühlberg. Titian knew Charles V personally, and had painted a number of portraits of him by this time. The portrait was commissioned by Mary of Austria, Queen of Hungary, and entered the Museo del Prado's collection in 1827. Drawing on sources such as Roman military art , Renaissance equestrian...
|Date begun:||April 1548|
|Date completed:||September 1548|