Claudius Herr cup and saucer with a portrait of a lady,
porcelain, body with projecting rim to lip and foot, gilding to interior with white well, to exterior burnished gilt ground, gilt-painted ivy border on a white band, white fine, wide rims, reserve with polychrome-painted portrait, inscribed to the underside, Ideal, nach dem Originalgemälde des Jak. Palma (Ideal portrait, after the original painting by Palma Vecchio), to right side signed C. Herr, framed by matt gilt-painted palmette branches and rims, raised gilt-accented handle with leaf terminals, height 10.5 cm, Ø 16.2 cm, underside with fine, broad gilt rim, Vienna, Imperial Manufactory, underglaze blue shield, year marks 1826, 1827, turner no. 12 Michael Neubich 1809-1851, purple painter no. 137 Josef Geyer 1802-1836, flower and décor painter, from 1806 gilt and colour painter, he won awards between 1816-1828 (Ru)
Claudius Herr, history and landscape painter, until 1838 at the Manufactory, from 1791 apprenticeship in figural painting, from 1793 pupil at the Academy, in 1795 he was awarded 2nd place in the Gundel prize, from 1801 1st class figure painter, from 1806 painted mythological themes, 1818/19 worked on the Wellington service, in 1834 he exhibited at the Viennese Art Exhibition with the porcelain picture, Jupiter and Thetis after Füger, from 1835 on the jury for figure painting. Palma, Jacopo, known as il Vecchio, Bergamo 1480-1528 Venice, Italian painter;
Works of Art (Sculpture, Glass and Porcelain) - 19.04.2012 - 14:00
Works of Art (Sculpture, Glass and Porcelain) Auction Date: 19.04.2012 - 14:00 Location:Palais Dorotheum
Public Viewing: 07.04. - 19.04.2012 Category:Sculpture
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