Collection

Portrait of Rozalia Rzewuska

Nanette Windisch (Rosenzweig)

  • Portrait of Rozalia Rzewuska 2
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  • Portrait of Rozalia Rzewuska 4
Basic information
ID
Г-III-91
Author
Nanette Windisch (Rosenzweig)
Name
Portrait of Rozalia Rzewuska
Date of creation
1804–1805
Country
Austria
Technique
painting
Material
ivory gouache
Dimensions (diameter, cm)
6.5
Information about author
Author
Nanette Windisch (Rosenzweig)
Artist's lifetime
1790–1820
Biography
Nanette Windisch/Rosenzweig (a maiden name Haas) was an Austrian artist. She studied under the guidance of H. F. Fuger in Vienna. The artist signed her early works “Nanette Rosenzweig’; after marriage – “Nanette Windisch”. She painted miniature portraits of Austrian, Polish, and Russian aristocrats. She worked in Vienna. In 1804, she visited St. Petersburg, where she exhibited 5 miniature portraits at the Academy of Arts.
Object description
In a circle there is a bust-length image of a young woman. Her hair is red and curly. She is dressed in a dark blue dress with a white stand-up collar "chérusque" (it came into fashion in 1804); above her forehead there is a string of white pearls in the hair. The work doesn’t have any frame. The portrayed woman is princess Alexandra Rozalia Rzewuska; she was a daughter of Aleksander and Rozalia Lubomirski. Since 1805, she was a wife of Waclaw Rzewuski (Emir).
Inscriptions
On the right edge: Nanette Windisch pinx
Portrayed person
The name of the person portrayed
Alexandra Rosalie Rzewuska
Lifetime of the person portrayed
1788–1865