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Lot No. 1099


Electress “Maria Josepha” with White and Black Page,


Electress enthroned on crowned chair, splendidly dressed with sophisticated head and neck ornaments, as well as a green shawl held by an agraffe, the bodice insert set with precious stones, height 40 cm, width 37 cm
Meissen, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, second half of the 19th century, model no. 1251, former no. 100, purple painter no. 56, model by Johann Joachim Kändler 1749 (Ru)

Lit.:
Brigitte Hamann, Die Habsburger: Maria Josefa, daughter of Emperor Joseph I and Princess Amalie Wilhelmine of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Vienna 8.12.1699-17.11.1757 Dresden, buried in the Court Church in Dresden. After the election of her husband as King of Poland in 1733, she developed a lively political activity, attempting to secure the imperial crown to her husband both after the death of Emperor Charles VI in 1740 and after the death of Charles VII in 1745. Her influence on her husband’s politics decreased considerably when Count Brühl became the king’s confidant. She gave birth to 14 children, devoting much time and effort to their education.
Lit.:
Bergmann 1–3000, p. 20, cat. no. 1021: Maria Josepha of Austria, Vienna 1699-1757 Dresden, 1719 marriage to Elector Prince Friedrich August, since 1733 King August III, 1733 Electress of Saxony and Queen of Poland.

Specialist: Ursula Rohringer Ursula Rohringer
+43-1-515 60-382

ursula.rohringer@dorotheum.at

02.06.2021 - 16:00

Estimate:
EUR 20,000.- to EUR 30,000.-

Electress “Maria Josepha” with White and Black Page,


Electress enthroned on crowned chair, splendidly dressed with sophisticated head and neck ornaments, as well as a green shawl held by an agraffe, the bodice insert set with precious stones, height 40 cm, width 37 cm
Meissen, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, second half of the 19th century, model no. 1251, former no. 100, purple painter no. 56, model by Johann Joachim Kändler 1749 (Ru)

Lit.:
Brigitte Hamann, Die Habsburger: Maria Josefa, daughter of Emperor Joseph I and Princess Amalie Wilhelmine of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Vienna 8.12.1699-17.11.1757 Dresden, buried in the Court Church in Dresden. After the election of her husband as King of Poland in 1733, she developed a lively political activity, attempting to secure the imperial crown to her husband both after the death of Emperor Charles VI in 1740 and after the death of Charles VII in 1745. Her influence on her husband’s politics decreased considerably when Count Brühl became the king’s confidant. She gave birth to 14 children, devoting much time and effort to their education.
Lit.:
Bergmann 1–3000, p. 20, cat. no. 1021: Maria Josepha of Austria, Vienna 1699-1757 Dresden, 1719 marriage to Elector Prince Friedrich August, since 1733 King August III, 1733 Electress of Saxony and Queen of Poland.

Specialist: Ursula Rohringer Ursula Rohringer
+43-1-515 60-382

ursula.rohringer@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Works of Art
Date: 02.06.2021 - 16:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 27.05. - 02.06.2021