Engraving of the 2nd Duke of Bragança, Dom Fernando
Author: Carolus Leoni
Dating: 18th century
Material: Copper Sheet & Paper
Dimensions (cm): 35 x 61
Inv. no.: PD1187
Dom Fernando (1403-1478)
The 2nd Duke of Bragança, Fernando, was the wealthiest man in Portugal and there was no Household matching his either in properties or wealth.
As the Portuguese King Afonso V went to battle in the north side of Africa to conquer Asilah and Tangiers he became Regent in 1471.
Fernando died in 1478 in Vila Viçosa.