Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Margarete Maultasche

  • Quentin Massys – The Ugly Duchess

    The ugly duchess, ca. 1513 Quentin Massys Oil on oak 62.4 x 45.5 cm Flemish artist Quentin Massys (1465–1523) was born in Louvain and worked in Antwerp, where he painted many exquisite works of art. In 1513, he painted the portrait of An Old Woman, popularly known as The Ugly Duchess. Perhaps the best known…