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Winterhalter

Winterhalter


The German painter and lithographer Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873) was known for his portraits of royalty in the mid-nineteenth century. His name has become associated with fashionable court portraiture. Among his best known works are Empress Eugénie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting (1855) and the portraits he made of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Photographed by Pierre Petit of Paris.
 

Code: 124108
 
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