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Johann Ernst Heinsius
Duchess Anna Amalia Herzogin von Sachsen

c. 1773

About

. Provenance: a private Massachusetts collection. Housed in a 26 x 23-inch period Gold leaf frame. Anna Amalia of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel ( October 24, 1739 - April 10, 1807 in ). Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, by marriage, and was also regent of the states of Saxe-Weimar and Saxe-Eisenach from 1758 to 1775.She transformed her court and its surrounding into the most influential cultural center of Germany. Johann Ernst Heinsius (born May 21, 1731 in Germany , October 18, 1794 ) was a German painter. He worked for several courts, in particular for the Duke Carl August (Weimar-Eisenach) in Weimar, and gained a reputation as a portrait painter. Some of his most important portraits are those of Duchess Anna Amalia of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach amnd Goethe.

Details

  • Artist
    Johann Ernst Heinsius (1731 - 1794, German)
  • Creation year
    c. 1773
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good. Lined, some inpainting..
  • Dimensions

    H 20 in. x W 16.75 in. x D 2 in.

    H 50.8 cm x W 42.55 cm x D 5.08 cm

  • Gallery location
    Storrs, CT
  • Reference number
    LU33522299673
  • More editions & sizes
    Housed in a 26 x 23-inch period gold leaf frame. Price: $10,000

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