[“Bildnis eines behinderten Mannes”*, Maler unbekannt, 16. Jahrhundert; Öl auf Leinwand, 135 x 110 cm; Schloss Ambras, Österreich]
Resulting from his research project “Das Bildnis eines behinderten Mannes” (= Portrait of a disabled man), which also included the similar entitled exhibition at Schloss Ambras (Austria) and Book**, Volker Schönwiese recently presented a 45 min. documentary, which was now awarded at Canada`s first international disability film festival‘.
* The picture is one of the first known pictures showing a disabled person, that is presented in a way of a personal portrait.
More infos on the original picture at wikipedia: