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Leonhard von Eck (1553)
Leonhard von Eck (1480-1550) was a Bavarian nobleman who served as chancellor of Bavaria for thirty years. The woodcut below is one of two pendant portraits commissioned by his widow, Felicitas von Freyberg (1492-after 1553). Woodcut by Hans Sebald Lautensack (1520-66), 1553.