Portrait of a Young Lady by Eduard Friedrich Leybold
Portrait of a Young Lady by Eduard Friedrich Leybold

Portrait of a Young Lady

Portrait of a Young Lady c1824 by Austrian Painter Eduard Friedrich Leybold (1798 – 1879); known for his portrait artwork.

This is a portrait of a young elegant lady posing in three-quarter length off shoulder red dress with a silk red sash around her waist.

She is holding in her right hand and around her back and over her left arm is a beautifully decorated embroidered silk shawl.

She is leaning her left arm on a slight grass covered embankment that as a partially rolled up scroll of sheet music and a large canvas hat behind it.

In the foreground where she is standing, she is surround grass and tall plants; while in the background is a beautiful and lush landscape, where we see a wooden fence with bushes that are flowering, trees on the hillsides, and in the far off terrain there is a town with a large steeple church.

Portrait of a Young Lady is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

Information Below Derived From Wikipedia.org

Eduard was the son of Johann Friedrich Leybold, an engraver and professor at the High Charles School in Stuttgart Germany.

The school served as a military academy, an art academy and later as a general university that was intended as an elite school for the sons from respected Württemberg families (in order to bind them to the court with absolute obedience and to train them to become the leading elite).

Eduard would follow in his brothers Karl Jakob Theodor Leybold and Rudolf Moritz Leybold foot steps and become an artist; studying at the Vienna Academy of Art starting in 1822, and he regularly provided artwork to the institutions exhibitions.

From 1861 Eduard was also a member of the Vienna Künstlerhaus; an exhibition building built between 1865 and 1868 by the Austrian Artists’ Association(Gesellschaft bildender Künstler Österreichs, Künstlerhaus), and is one of the oldest surviving artists’ societies in Austria.

Eduard Leybold grandson Theodor Franz Maria Khuen (1860 – 1922), was also a well known Austrian sculptor, trained by Austrian Sculptors Hugo Haerdtl (1846 – 1918), Viktor Tilgner (1844 – 1896) and Hanns Gasser (1817 – 1868).

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