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Prince Friedrich of Schwarzenberg

Artist:
Josef Kriehuber (Austrian, Vienna 1800–1876 Vienna)
Date:
1847
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache, graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/16 x 6 1/8 in. (18 x 15.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.467
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, signed and dated "Kriehuber / (1)848" in graphite

Inscription: At upper right, inscribed "Et si de réussir je / n'emporte le prix /
Du moins auraisje / l'honneur de / l'avoir entrepris / Luzern Nov. 47." in pen and brownink, by the sitter; at bottom, inscribed "Zum Andenken an Fstn. Melanie Metternich von einem / ergebenen und treuen Freuden" in pen and brown ink, by the sitter. Verso: at center left, inscribed "Kriehuber" in graphite (twentieth-century handwriting); at lower center, inscribed "Prinz Friedr. Schwarzenberg (Landsknecht)", below, inscribed "IV/12" in graphite (twentieth-century handwriting); at lower right, inscribed "141" in graphite (in a circle; twentieth-century handwriting)
Melanie Metternich, née Zichy-Ferraris (Vienna, 1832–1919); Private collection, France; its sale, Beaussant & Lefèvre (Paris), May 4, 2012, lot 57; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Georg Kugler Staatskanzler Metternich und seine Gäste: Die wiedergefundenen Miniaturen von Moritz Michael Daffinger, Josef Kriehuber und anderen Meistern aus dem Gästealbum der Fürstin Melanie Metternich [Chancellor Metternich and his guests: The rediscovered miniatures by [...] from the Visitors Album of Princess Melanie Metternich]. Verlag Styria, Graz, Vienna and Cologne, Graz, Vienna and Cologne, 1991, pp. 384, 430, 431; pl. 141, ill.

Beaussant & Lefèvre 248 portraits des "invités" du Chancelier Metternich et de son épouse la Princesse Mélanie. Sale cat. May 4, 2012, cat. no. 57, ill.



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