Lot 1639. Martin van Meytens

Starting price:€ 3 600
Auction date:02.12.2018   11:00
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Lot 1639Martin van Meytens
(1695 Stockholm - 1770 Vienna) Radius
Pair of portraits of the Emperor Franz I Stephan and Empress Maria Theresia
Counterparts. Representative courtly portraits of the castle interiors-seated Imperial couple, Maria Theresa, with the crown of St Stephen, the Emperor with scepter and crown. Style typical of the portraits of the high Baroque, the obvious Parallels to works by Meytens' show. Starting in 1731, based in Vienna, Austria, he was under the Regency of Maria Theresa, from 1740 to the preferred painter of the Imperial house. With its great flourishing workshop, he created a variety of individual and group portraits of the Empress, their family and their court. Öl/Lwd.; 57 cm x 44 cm. Frame.
A pair of paintings of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor and Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress. Oil on canvas.

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