Amberger, Christoph (c.1505-1562/63). Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 16th Century. Grandson of Ferdinand and Isabella; #164; Charles V (Spanish: Carlos I; Dutch: Karel V; German: Karl V.; Italian: Carlo V; French: Charles Quint; 24 February 1500 ? 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from 1516 until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain in 1556. Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France / Giraudon. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.