High society : the portraits of Franz Xaver Winterhalter
(Book - Regular Print)

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Contributors
Dobler, Andreas, writer of added text.
Kessler-Aurisch, Helga, editor.
Ormond, Richard, writer of introduction.
Clough, Joan, translator.
Städtische Museen Freiburg im Breisgau, host institution.
Published
Stuttgart : Arnoldsche Art Publishers, [2015].
Physical Desc
256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 31 cm
Status
Yavapai College Prescott - Circulating Collection
ND1329.W57A4 2015
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Format
Book - Regular Print
Language
English
ISBN
9783897904484, 3897904489, 3897904497, 9783897904491
UPC
9783897904484

Notes

General Note
"In association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Augustinermuseum, Städtische Museen Freiburg; Palais de Compiègne."
General Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at Augustinermuseum, Städtische Museen, Freiburg, November 28, 2015 - March 20, 2016; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, April 17 - August 14, 2016; Palais de Compiègne, September 17, 2016 - January 15, 2017.
General Note
Translation of: Franz Xaver Winterhalter : Maler im Auftrag Ihrer Majestät.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-252) and index.
Description
"Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873) was the most renowned portraitist of European aristocracy of his day, expertly capturing the refinement and opulence of his distinguished sitters. Born and trained in Germany, Winterhalter settled in Paris in 1834, where he became the official court painter to King Louis-Philippe. He gained such international acclaim for his state portraits that he painted all but a few of the monarchs in Europe. In Paris in 1855, at the pinnacle of his career, he painted the noble portrait Empress Eugenie and her Ladies-in-Waiting, which would go on to symbolise an entire era. His 1865 portrait of the Austrian Empress Sissi is also known the world over. The lavishly illustrated publication complements Winterhalter's magnificent portraits of crowned heads of state with selected items of clothing by the contemporary and sought-after couturier Charles Frederick Worth." -- provided by publisher.
Language
Text in English translated from German.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Winterhalter, F. X., Dobler, A., Kessler-Aurisch, H., Ormond, R., & Clough, J. (2015). High society: the portraits of Franz Xaver Winterhalter . Arnoldsche Art Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Franz Xaver Winterhalter et al.. 2015. High Society: The Portraits of Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Franz Xaver Winterhalter et al.. High Society: The Portraits of Franz Xaver Winterhalter Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Winterhalter, Franz Xaver, et al. High Society: The Portraits of Franz Xaver Winterhalter Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2015.

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