German or Austrian School 18th century
Portrait of Emperor Charles VI
Oil on panel, mounted on hardboard. 80 x 64.5 cm.
This half-length portrait is based on the full-figure depiction of Emperor Charles VI painted by Johann Gottfried Auerbach in circa 1730. The original is kept in Belvedere Castle in Vienna, together with the pendant showing his wife Elisabeth Christine of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel.
Private collection, South Germany.