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"Carl Alexander of Lorraine, Grand Master of Teutonic Order", Swiss (?) enamel miniature, 1770/75
Price: 2000 EUR
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Offered here is a very good quality miniature portrait painted by (presumably) Swiss enamelist. The portrait shows Carl Alexander, Duke of Lorraine, who - as it is known - was from 1761 and until his death (1780) - the Grand Master of Teutonic Order.
Carl Alexander Duke of Lorraine (in German: Lothringen) was born on the 12th of December 1712 in LunÚville, and died on the 4th of July 1780 in Tervuren. From 1761 he was a Grand Master of Teutonic Order (in German: Deutscher Orden). Already as a four-year-old, in 1716, he was ascribed into the Austrian Army, and, in 1740, obtained a rank of Austrian Field-Marshal.
We consider the approximate date of this miniature's making to be sometime between 1761 (the sitter becomes a Grand Master of Teutonic Order) and 1765.
Our images nr.6-10 show several other portraits of him as the Grand Master of Teutonic Order.
Provenance: private collection, Vienna
Condition: good; in 19th-century frame
Creation Year: 1770/75
Measurements:UNFRAMED:5,4x4,5cm/2,1x1,8in FRAMED: 10,5x9,5cm/4,1x3,7in
Object Type:Framed enamel painting
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: enamel on copper
Creator: Swiss School
Creator Dates: -
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