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‘Amalie von Schintling’ A 19th Century Biedermeier Period Portrait Miniature

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    ‘Amalie von Schintling’
    A Very Fine 19th Century Biedermeier Period Portrait Miniature on Ivory.

    Amalie von Schintling (1812-1831) shown here wearing a finely embroidered gown, her head turned towards the viewer, a jewelled diadem in her hair and a string of pearls around her neck was the daughter of Major Lorenz von Schintling & Baroness Theresia von Hacke. She was one of 36 women whom King Ludwig of Bavaria had commissioned Joseph Karl Stieler (1781-1858) to paint as part of ‘The Gallery of Beauties’ - a collection that represented 36 of the most beautiful women of the time from the nobility and the middle classes of Munich.

    Dimensions; 3.25” x 2.5” in the oval, set within a finely embossed gilt frame.

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