Anton Graff (german 1736 - 1813) Portrait Of Count Osterman, Miniature On Ivory flag


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"Anton Graff (german 1736 - 1813) Portrait Of Count Osterman, Miniature On Ivory"
High quality miniature portrait was executed ca. in 1795-1800, on the back of the portrait, there are two old inscriptions in German: name of the guardian "Graf Osterman" and the original label with the name a of the artist "Anton Graff (1736 - 1813)". Although not signed, but due to the high quality, style and time of creation, the miniature attributed as absolutely authentic work by very important Swiss-German court portrait painter, miniaturist and professor of the art academy in Dresden Anton Graff (1736 Winthertur - 1813 Dresden). The inscription on the back of the guardian "Graf Ostermann" can mean, that it is the portrait of a representative of the noble Russian-German House Osterman. due to the time of creation and style of the statesman costume, probably Ivan Andreyevich Osterman (died 1811), Russian statesman and son of the famous Russian Vice-Chancellor of All Russia Andrey Osterman (1686 - 1747). About the author of the miniature see:

http://www.bildungsdirektion.zh.ch/internet/bi/de/aktuell/News08/Anton_Graff.ContentList.0003.Document.pdf

Literature: Thieme / Becker "General Artists Lexicon" (in German), Leipig, 1999; von Boetticher "Malerwerke des 19 Jahrhunderts", 1891.
Inscription: unsigned, on the back of the miniature there are two old inscriptions: with the name of the guardian "Graf Osterman" and an old label with the name of the artist : "Anton Graff (1736-1813)"
Technique: oil on canvas or ivory, placed on wood. Original period bronze frame.
Measures: unframed 8.3 x 10.7 cm, framed 9 x 12 cm.
Condition: very good
Price : 4000 €
Artist : Anton Graff
Period:18th century
Style:Consulat, Empire
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Huile sur ivory
Width : 9
Height : 12

Reference : 769279
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Anton Graff (german 1736 - 1813) Portrait Of Count Osterman, Miniature On Ivory
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