Franz Xaver Thallmaier set of 10 Munich cabinet plates after Stieler.

Joseph Karl Stieler (1781-1858) was a famous 19th century portraitist and the favorite painter of King Ludwig I of Bavaria who devoted a picture gallery (the 'Schonheitsgalerie' in the Schloss Nuremberg, Munich, Germany) to beautiful women of his kingdom. The King personally selected the subjects and commissioned Stieler to paint their portraits. As a reward for their cooperation, the women received the dresses in which they were painted. Stieler painted 36 women from 1827-1842; A magnificent group of Dresden hand painted cabinet plates of young beauties. The plates with a Royal Blue ground and fine gilding to the outer rim and around the portrait. Each plate is a fine portrait of a named young woman. Outstanding quality painting and all 10 plates perfect. See.European Portrait Painting on Porcelain by Frederick Glauser in Journal of Antiques and collectibles August 05. One plate illustrated in in this group "Nanette Kaulla (after Joseph Karl Stieler".

Stock Number: 4394

Origin: Austria

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