Friedrich Heinrich Füger, 1797 - The actress Josefa Hortensia Füger, the artist's wife - fine art print

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The 18th century artwork was created by the artist Friedrich Heinrich Füger in 1797. The original has the size: 113 x 88,5 cm - frame dimensions: 148 x 115 x 15 cm and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. It belongs to the collection of Belvedere located in Vienna, Austria. This public domain artwork is being provided with courtesy of © Belvedere, Vienna, inventory number: 4194. Creditline of the artwork: transfer from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna in 1922. Besides this, the alignment is in portrait format with an aspect ratio of 3 : 4, meaning that the length is 25% shorter than the width. Friedrich Heinrich Füger was a painter, whose art style can primarily be classified as Classicism. The artist lived for a total of 67 years, born in the year 1751 in Heilbronn and died in 1818 in Vienna.

General information by Belvedere website (© - by Belvedere - Belvedere)

There are few portraiture of Füger that combine the model with a landscape view. The painter has never operated studies of nature, which would justify his request to combine this knowledge with the people representation. Rather, here the English portraiture seems to have done exemplary. But because it is not alluded to the open-air display on a special natural sense of the sitter, it serves as a design tool that covered with clouds sky can the female figure especially to emphasize through the varied nuances of gray. They were led by Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds, and later that held something Thomas Lawrence her characters in a similar view from below, so much of the scene is taken from the sky. Füger these compositional sophistication may have known of stitches. Regarding the brushwork but, that carried out in the design of clouds and using expansive and open strokes modeling of the body is undoubtedly adopt a careful study of the English models in the original. Particularly advantageous mixes to Füger virtuosity in the characterization of different substances. So the shape of the heavy black Samtkleides is masterfully characterized, as well as the delicate white fabric at the neckline, which can overshadow the warm Inkarnatton. This almost cursory description of the character is admirably complemented by the delicately painted face with soft, blond curls. Füger able to express what the woman will cause a little later to spend their profession forever even the ill-health in the features. Josefa Hortensia (1766-1808) was a celebrated actress and married to the painter for the 1791st As the daughter of Johann Heinrich Friedrich Müller (1738-1815), the most important actors of his time in Vienna also the confidence of Emperor Joseph II. Enjoyed had they been with the theater from an early age and familiar as a child on stage. From 1881 to 1799 she was a member of the Court Theater. Literature: Frodl, Gerbert: 19th Century, Munich, Berlin, London, New York 2002 (history of the visual arts in Austria, 5), No. 68 (ed.). Grabner, Sabine: More than Biedermeier. Classicism, Romanticism and Realism in the Austrian Gallery Belvedere, Munich 2006, pp 40-41. [Sabine Grabner, in: enlightened bourgeois. Portraits of Gainsborough to Waldmüller 1750-1840, ed. v. Sabine Grabner u. Michael Krapf, exh. Cat. Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna 25.10.2006-18.2.2007, Munich 2006, pp 218-219]

Artwork information

Title of the piece of art: "The actress Josefa Hortensia Füger, the artist's wife"
Classification: painting
Category: classic art
Time: 18th century
Created in: 1797
Approximate age of artwork: more than 220 years old
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Artwork original size: 113 x 88,5 cm - frame dimensions: 148 x 115 x 15 cm
Museum / location: Belvedere
Museum location: Vienna, Austria
Museum website: Belvedere
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: © Belvedere, Vienna, inventory number: 4194
Creditline: transfer from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna in 1922

Quick overview of the artist

Name: Friedrich Heinrich Füger
Jobs: painter
Classification of the artist: old master
Art styles: Classicism
Lifespan: 67 years
Born in the year: 1751
Born in (place): Heilbronn
Died: 1818
Died in (place): Vienna

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Product Origin: manufactured in Germany
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Image orientation: portrait alignment
Image ratio: 3 : 4
Meaning: the length is 25% shorter than the width
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