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Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873), Painter

Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Artist associated with 67 portraits
A German painter and lithographer known for his portraits of royalty. Trained in Freiburg im Breisgau and Munich, Germany, he entered court circles in 1828 when he became drawing master to Sophie, later grand duchess of Baden, at Karlsruhe. After 1834, he went to Paris and quickly became fashionable under the protection of King Louis-Philippe and later at the court of Napoleon III. He was first summoned to the English court by Queen Victoria in 1841. During his career, he painted most of Europe's royalty and leading aristocracy. Winterhalter's works, which became widely known through copies and reproductions, are valued for the picture they give of aristocratic Europe in the nineteenth century.

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2554

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn

reduced version by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
oil on canvas, (1857)
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2554

237

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

replica by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
oil on canvas, 1867 (1859)
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 237

Ax38446

Maria Alexandrovna, Empress of Russia

after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857)
NPG Ax38446

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Maria Alexandrovna, Empress of Russia

by Émile Desmaisons, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857)
NPG x134669

x134670

Eugénie, Empress of France ('Eugénie de Montijo')

by Goupil & Co, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857)
NPG x134670

x122466

King Edward VII

by Bassano Ltd, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
whole-plate glass negative, 20 April 1923
NPG x122466

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King Edward VII

by Bassano Ltd, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
whole-plate glass negative, 20 April 1923
NPG x122467

D21984

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess de Nemours

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1841 (1840)
NPG D21984

D22148

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess de Nemours

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1841 (1840)
NPG D22148

D33832

King Edward VII

by Alphonse Léon Noël, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1844 (1843)
NPG D33832

D33756

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Skelton and Hopwood, published by Longmans & Co, published by Goupil & Vibert, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
mixed-method engraving, (1845)
NPG D33756

D33819

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Charles Baugniet, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1845
NPG D33819

D33830

King Edward VII

by Alphonse Léon Noël, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, published 1 January 1845 (1843)
NPG D33830

D33831

King Edward VII

by Alphonse Léon Noël, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, and published by Goupil & Vibert, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, published 1 January 1845 (1843)
NPG D33831

D22117

Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1846)
NPG D22117

D33578

Queen Victoria

by Thomas Fairland, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, (1847)
NPG D33578

D35047

Queen Victoria

by François Forster, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
line engraving, published 1 May 1847
NPG D35047

D33754

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Louis Aristide, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
line engraving, published 1848
NPG D33754

D13752

Louis-Philippe I, King of the French

by Adrien Charles Danois, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
line engraving, 1848 or before
NPG D13752

D21706

Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck

by Richard James Lane, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, 1848 (1846)
NPG D21706

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