Adelingen by Heinrich Friedrich Fuger
Adelingen by Heinrich Friedrich Fuger

Adelingen by Heinrich Friedrich Fuger

Adelingen before 1818 by German Painter Heinrich Friedrich Fuger (1751 – 1818), a Classical Portrait and Historical Painter.

Adelingen is a portrait of a beautiful young woman sitting in a chair, with a fine linen embroidered headpiece over her hair and a velvet valour cap.

The cap matches the valour period dress she is wearing that is accented with a white double circular ruffle collar and white ruffle cuffs.

Adelingen is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

Info Below Derived From Wikipedia.org

Füger was a pupil of French Court Painter for the Duchy of Württemberg Nicolas Guibal (1725 – 1784) in Stuttgart Germany; and of Slovakian Painter, Sculptor and Engraver Adam Friedrich Oeser (1717 – 1799) in Leipzig, Germany.

After completing his studies in Germany, he traveled and spent some time in Rome and Naples Italy, where he painted Frescoes in the Palazzo Caserta in Southern Italy.

On his return to Vienna he was appointed court painter, professor and vice director of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and in 1806 he became the director of the Belvedere Gallery in Vienna, Austria.

Among his historical paintings are: The Farewell of Coriolanus (Czernin Gallery, Vienna), Allegory on the Peace of Vienna c1801, The Death of Germanicus c1789, as well as The Assassination of Caesar, and Bathsheba (Budapest Gallery).

Among his portraits are those of the Emperor Joseph II, the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Wilhelmine of Württemberg, Queen Caroline of Naples, and Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, who sat for him in Vienna in 1800 (National Portrait Gallery, London).

He painted in the classic style of French Painter Louis David (1748 – 1825) and German (Saxon) Painter Anton Raphael Mengs (1728 – 1779.

Füger was also a teacher; and among his pupils was German Painter and Etcher Gustav Philipp Zwinger (1779 – 1819), and Polish Romantic Painter Franciszek Ksawery Lampi (1782 – 1852; born in Austria).

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