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Franz Xaver Thallmaier set of 10 Munich cabinet plates after Stieler.

 

Joseph Karl Stieler (1781-1858) was a famous 19th century portraitist and the favorite painter of King Ludwig I of Bavaria who devoted a picture gallery (the 'Schonheitsgalerie' in the Schloss Nuremberg, Munich, Germany) to beautiful women of his kingdom. The King personally selected the subjects and commissioned Stieler to paint their portraits. As a reward for their cooperation, the women received the dresses in which they were painted. Stieler painted 36 women from 1827-1842; A magnificent group of Dresden hand painted cabinet plates of young beauties. The plates with a Royal Blue ground and fine gilding to the outer rim and around the portrait. Each plate is a fine portrait of a named young woman. Outstanding quality painting and all 10 plates perfect. See.European Portrait Painting on Porcelain by Frederick Glauser in Journal of Antiques and collectibles August 05. http://www.journalofantiques.com/Aug05/featureAug05.htm. One plate illustrated in in this group "Nanette Kaulla (after Joseph Karl Stieler".

Stock Number: 4394
Origin: Austria
Price: SOLD
Availability: SOLD

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