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Nanette Rosenzweig (d. after 1820)-Attrib. "Portrait of a Russian lady", fine miniature, 1804/05

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This miniature executed in the mid 1800s (due to the lady's dress and hairstyle) doubtless of Russian origin (note the octogonal shape typical for Russian miniatures of that period) strongly resembles works of the Austrian female miniaturist staying in St. Petersburg in 1804/05, Nanette Rosenzweig-Windisch (see for example our additional image).

Nanette's maiden name was Haas. She must have married her husband (certain Windisch) before 1804, for there exist records of her visit to St. Petersburg in that year under her married name (see below). By that time, she was already a professional miniaturist, who completed training under famous Neoclassical artist and professor of the Vienna Academy, Friedrich Heinrich Fueger. In her premarital period, she signed her works with the surname "Rosenzweig". This name could have been either her artistic pseudonym (more resonant than the simple name "Haas", Rosenzweig is literally translated as "branch of roses"), or it could have been the name of her previous husband (before she married Windisch). In 1804, as already mentioned, she visited St. Petersburg (our friend - a great connoisseur of Russian portrait miniatures - Mr. Valeri Berezov, recently came across a mention of Nanette Rosenzweig-Windisch in "Severny Vestnik", 1804, part III (No. 7-9), p. 229. In it, one learns that "at the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Art Exhibition of that (1804) year, there were shown five miniature portraits by the newly arrived artist, Mrs. Windisch". This information confirms that she married Windisch (and respectively, began signing her works as "Nanette Windisch") before 1804.
She was last mentioned in 1820 and probably passed away shortly after.
Works of her "pre-Windisch" ("Rosenzweig") period demonstrate strong influence of her teacher Fueger.

*Provenance: Vienna private collection

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Condition: good

Creation Year: 1804/05

Measurements: UNFRAMED:5,9x5,7cm/2,3x2,2in FRAMED: 15,2x14,9cm/6,0x5,9in

Object Type: Framed miniature

Style: Portrait miniatures

Technique: watercolor on ivory (octagonal)

Inscription: -

Creator: Nanette Rosenzweig-Windisch
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Creator Dates: ?-died after 1820

Nationality: Austrian

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