attributed to Georg Oswald May

Portrait of Clara Franciska von Merode (1760-1825)
Private collection, inv./ 2
attributed to <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/54178" title="Georg Oswald May"><span class="text">Georg Oswald May</span></a>
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Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.


canvas, oil paint
upright oval 61,5 x 50,5 cm
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attributed to Georg Oswald May
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1775 - 1799
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Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
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Notes portrait
Van dit portret een kleiner exemplaar, IB 120289, door dezelfde kunstenaar.Achterzijde dichtgemaakt. Op achterzijde etiket tentoonstellingLandesmuseum Munster (1955) met naam kunstenaar J.C. Rincklake.H. Westhoff-Krummacher, J.C. Rincklake (1984),, als niet door Rincklake, maar toegeschreven aan Georg Oswald May.S.A.C. Dudok van Heel, Jaarboek CBG 47 (1993), afb.28; S.A.C. Dudok van Heel, Van Amsterdamse burgers tot Europese aristocraten, 2008, afb. 1000, p. 990.Roze-grijze chageant japon met ruches en kant aan decollete, grote lichtblauwe strikken aan de mouwen en middenvoor; hoog en wijd opgemaakt gepoederd kapsel.
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Entered on: 2009-07-07; Last modification: 2013-09-05


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