Urs Graf: The Bearer of the Banner of the Canton Glarus (1521)

(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA)

An engraving by the Swiss artist Urs Graf (1485-1528). The man on this piece is a standardbearer of the Swiss army. The flag he is carrying has the image of Saint Fridolin of Säckingen which means that it is the flag of the Glarus canton. Engraving from 1521.