A Johann Christian Schoeller Portrait Miniature c1835
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A striking miniature portrait by Johann Christian Schoeller. The sitter is a girl child, dressed in purple, with a basket of flowers on her lap and posed in front of a window showing a landscape. Charming and colorful, this is an fine example of Schoeller's work. Presented in a period bronze frame, with an overall size of 3" by 2". The reverse has a label and a backing paper with the artist's name. Excellent condition.
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Schoeller (1752 - 1851) was born in Alsace, trained in Munich, and was in Vienna from 1815. He is known for Viennese works in theater, folk life, and fashion. His miniatures are highly desirable and sought after.
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