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Countess Hélène Esterházy, née Countess Bezobrazov

Artist:
Moritz Michael Daffinger (Austrian, Vienna 1790–1849 Vienna)
Date:
1841 (?)
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache, graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (20 x 15 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.469
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, signed "Daffinger" in graphite

Inscription: Verso: at upper center, inscribed "3" in graphite (in a circle; twentieth-century handwriting); at center left, inscribed "Daffinger", at lower left, "Helène Esterhazy", and at lower right, "I/1" in graphite (twentieth-century handwriting); at lower left, inscribed "Helene Esterhazy" in graphite (nineteenth- or twentieth-century handwriting)
Melanie Metternich, née Zichy-Ferraris (Vienna, 1832–1919); Private collection, France; its sale, Beaussant & Lefèvre (Paris), 4 May 2012, lot 67; 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. 18-19; fig. 6, ill.

Beaussant & Lefèvre 248 portraits des "invités" du Chancelier Metternich et de son épouse la Princesse Mélanie. Sale cat. May 4, 2012, cat. no. 67, ill.



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