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Josef Kriehuber (1800-1876) "Baroness von Eskeles", 1839, Lithograph 150 EUR - 25% DISCOUNT = 112,50 EUR
Josef Kriehuber (1800-1876) "Baroness von Eskeles", 1839, Lithograph
150 EUR - 25% DISCOUNT = 112,50 EUR
Portrait of Baroness Maria Anna von Eskeles (born 1802 Vienna), daughter of a renown Jewish banker in Vienna. Lithographed by the well-known Austrian artist Josef Kriehuber.
Josef Kriehuber (1800 Vienna - 1876 Vienna) is a very important name in the history of Viennese Art of the 19th century. Already at the age of 7 years he received drawings lessons from his elder brother and with 13 years old (1813) he became a student at the Viennese Academy where he studied until 1818. He lived 4 years in Poland as an art teacher of the family of Prince Sanguszko. In 1822 he came back to Vienna to attend again the Academy in 1823/24. In this time he became one of the best Viennese lithographers. At the beginning the subjects of his lithographs were copies after works of Schwind, Hoechle, Klein etc as well as his own horse studies and military scenes. In 1825 he started dedicating himself to portrait lithograph. In this period he created various portraits of renowned personalities of the aristocracy, musicians, writers, actors and scholars. From ca. 1830 onwards Kriehuber start producing portraits also in watercolor, what made him one of the most requested portraitist of Vienna. In 1860 he became a member of the Viennese Academy of Fine Arts.
Creation Year: 1839
Object Type: Unframed print
Style: Decorative prints
Inscription: signed in stone and dated (1)839, inscribed on lower margin's edge
Creator: Josef Kriehuber
Creator Dates: 1800 Vienna-1876 Vienna
OBS: Austrian mail refunds cases of loss or damage with maximum EUR 500 to the US (in Europe sometimes more, depending on destination).
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