Cat. No. 60
Joseph Bernhard Einsle (1774-1829) - RARE outstanding 18th century Miniature Portrait of Leopold II, 1747-1792 Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary 1790-1792. The miniature depicts Emperor Leopold II, dressed in an Austro Hungarian white military tunic, decorated with the Order of the Golden Fleece, Military Maria-Theresa
Order and the Order of St. Stephan. Great care was taken in the painting of the face, hair, uniform and
medals. It is mounted in a period gilt brass frame. This high quality miniature is painted on velum,
fragment of period silk fabric fitted to the reverse with a small paper label annotated in German.
The artist Joseph Bernhard Einsle (1774 Goeggingen - 1829 Augsburg) was a well known portrait miniaturist in South Germany with many commissions of middle class customers. His first dated miniature of the King of Wuerttemberg is from 1803, although already in 1796 his name was mentioned in books as "Mahler (Maler., i.e. artist) in Augsburg". In 1806 Einsle married in his native town Goeggingen and from 1810 lived in Constanz at lake Bodensee). In 1817 he moved to Augsburg, where he lived - apart from short stays in Munich and Frankfurt a.M. - until his death in 1829.
Creation Year: 18th Century
Measurements: 3.5 x 4.9 inches.(Painting), 4.6 x 6.9 inches.(w/ frame)
Style: Portrait Miniature
Technique: oil on velum
Provenance: Private Collection: RARE GERMAN COLLECTION: XAVER FRANZ MILZ and JOSEPH BERNHARD EINSLE & more :This miniature Collection was equiered from a private estate in Santa Ana, California.
Artist: Joseph Bernhard Einsle (1774-1829)
Condition: In very good overall condition.
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