Exceedingly Rare 18th Century Anamorphic Portrait of a Soldier


depicting a Prussian soldier in military uniform titled ” ***** Honorable Jacub Horium Brandenburginsis***** ” a winged angel supporting the flag of Kniphausen with the victory laurel above the portrait of a solider. When a cylindrical mirror is stood over the circular inscription the distorted image becomes clear in the reflection.


Height 24.5cm (9.5 inches)
Width 24.5cm (9.5 inches)
German. Circa 1790