High Society: The Art of Franz Xaver Winterhalter

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Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873) was the most renowned portraitist of European aristocracy of his day, expertly capturing the refinement and opulence of his distinguished sitters. Born and trained in Germany, Winterhalter settled in Paris in 1834, where he became the de facto court painter to King Louis-Philippe. He gained such international acclaim for his state portraits that he painted all but a few of the monarchs in Europe. In Paris in 1855, at the pinnacle of his career, he painted the noble portrait Empress ...

High Society: The Art of Franz Xaver Winterhalter 2015, Arnoldsche, Stuttgart

ISBN-13: 9783897904484

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