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Franz Xaver Winterhalter Empress Elisabeth of Austria in White Gown with Diamond Stars in her Hair oil painting


Empress Elisabeth of Austria in White Gown with Diamond Stars in her Hair
Painting ID::  567
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Empress Elisabeth of Austria in White Gown with Diamond Stars in her Hair


   
   
     

Franz Xaver Winterhalter Madame Barbe de Rimsky-Korsakov oil painting


Madame Barbe de Rimsky-Korsakov
Painting ID::  568
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Madame Barbe de Rimsky-Korsakov
1864 Musee d'Orsay, Paris

   
   
     

Franz Xaver Winterhalter The Empress Eugenie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting oil painting


The Empress Eugenie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting
Painting ID::  569
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
The Empress Eugenie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting
1855

   
   
     

Franz Xaver Winterhalter The Empress Eugenie a la Marie-Antoinette oil painting


The Empress Eugenie a la Marie-Antoinette
Painting ID::  570
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
The Empress Eugenie a la Marie-Antoinette
1854

   
   
     

Franz Xaver Winterhalter Florinda oil painting


Florinda
Painting ID::  571
Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Florinda
1852

   
   
     

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     Franz Xaver Winterhalter
     German 1805-1873 Franz Xaver Winterhalter Galleries German painter and lithographer. He trained as a draughtsman and lithographer in the workshop of Karl Ludwig Scheler (1785-1852) in Freiburg im Breisgau and went to Munich in 1823, sponsored by the industrialist Baron Eichtal. In 1825 he began a course of study at the Akademie and was granted a stipend by Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden. The theoretical approach to art of the Akademie under the direction of Peter Cornelius was unfamiliar to him, as in Freiburg he had been required to paint in a popular style. He found the stimulus for his future development in the studio of Joseph Stieler, a portrait painter who was much in demand and who derived inspiration from French painting. Winterhalter became his collaborator in 1825. From Stieler he learnt to make the heads of figures emerge from shadow and to use light in the modelling of faces. He moved to Karlsruhe in 1830 with his brother Hermann Winterhalter (1808-92), who had also trained with Scheler and had followed him to Munich.

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