Jean-Baptiste Isabey - Portrait of Countess Rosa Festetics

Jean-Baptiste Isabey

Portrait of Countess Rosa Festetics

Watercolour over pencil, highlighted in white, on chamois coloured card. 22 x 16.5 cm.
Framed.
Signed and dated lower left: J. Isabey 1835..

The present work depicts the Hungarian Countess Rosa Festetics of Tolna (1827-1906) aged eight. She married Count Moritz Zadanyi Almásy in 1843.

Provenance

Former collection of Dittrich Hellebronth von Tiszabeö. - Lempertz auction 770, 14.5.199, lot 661.

Literature

For more on this artist cf. Schidlof, Miniature in Europe, Graz 1964, vol. I, p. 391 f.

Lot 1510 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €