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Ameses Castriota Reposiae

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Frankfurt (published)

  • Date:

    1596 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing half left, within a circular border, framed by flowers, insects and animals.

Place of Origin

Frankfurt (published)


1596 (published)


Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Ameses Castriota Reposiae F.'
Lettered with 4 lines of Latin inscription and


Height: 15.6 cm, Width: 13 cm

Object history note

This print was published as a plate to face page 79 of Vitae et Icones Sultanorum Turcicorum by J. J. Boissard, Frankfort-am-Main, 1596.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Hamza Kastrioti, engraving by Johann Theodor de Bry, 1596.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.




Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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