Unbekannt - Portraits of various nobles

auction 408, Lot 764


on 29 March 2023 to 30 March 2023


Portraits of various nobles

€ 100 to € 120


€ 429 (incl. 30 % buyer's premium)



Portraits of various nobles

Various owner and inheritance labels, including "Erbschaft Coburg", "Eigentum seiner Majestät König Ferdinand von Bulgarien" and other labels verso. Some stained, damaged. Damage to some frames.

Consisting of: 1.) Duke Frederick of Württemberg (1754-1816), coloured engraving. 2.) Duke Charles Christian Erdmann of Württemberg-Oels (1716-1792), photograph after a painting from the Carlsruhe Castle (the photographed painting was sold in the special auction "Hidden Treasures" at NEUMEISTER. Cf. Auction 931, lot 1416). 3.) King Louis XV of France (1710-1774), engraving by Francois Hubert. 4.) Portrait of three of the Habsburg Emperors Joseph II, Leopold II and Franz II, copper engraving. 5.) Tsar Alexander I (1777-1821), coloured copperplate engraving after a painting by Gerard Küchelchen [sic!] (probably referring to Gerhard von Kügelgen). 6.) Emperor Franz Joseph I (1830-1916), watercolour in a round frame, indistinctly signed and dated 1904 right centre. 7.) Maria Theresa of Austria (1717-1780), coloured print. 8.) Charles of Austria-Teschen (1771-1847), mezzotint by Valentin Green after a painting by Philipp Jakob de Loutherbourg. 9.) Frederick Josias of Sachsen-Coburg "K. K. General der Cavallerie" (1737-1815), coloured copperplate engraving. 10.) Grand Duchess Anna Fyodorovna of Russia, née Juliane Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1781-1860), coloured copperplate engraving by Heinrich Sintzernich.

The items were not deframed for the description.

provenance: previously owned by the Duchy of Württemberg / Carlsruhe Castle, Silesia