Portrait of Prince Albert, 1843 by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Neoclassicism. portrait
Artist: Franz Xaver Winterhalter
A pencil drawing with touches of coloured crayon and watercolour showing a bust-length portrait of Prince Albert. He is shown facing forward and is wearing a shirt and jacket. Watercolour colour tests are shown at the top of the sheet. Verso: a pen and ink drawing showing a head-study of a woman.
Portraits of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha at the National Portrait Gallery, London Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha at the Royal Collection Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911).
This official portrait along with its pendant depicting Queen Victoria (RCIN 401413) were the first to be commissioned by the Queen and Prince Albert from the German artist Franx Xaver Winterhalter, who would become their favoured contemporary painter and would produce over one hundred works in oil for his royal patrons between 1842 and 1871.
Portrait of Prince Albert The present lot relates to an important portrait of the Prince Consort that Queen Victoria commissioned John Lucas to paint in 1841-42, to …
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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861), Prince Consort of Queen Victoria. Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry. Sitter in 206 portraits Artist associated with 2 portraits Second son of Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; married his cousin, Queen Victoria, 1840, and played an influential role in public life. Noted as a patron of the arts, Prince Albert was largely responsible for the Great …
The Private and Public Royal Family. In 1861, Prince Albert died. Over the next decade the queen, having retreated from public life, was photographed as the monarch in mourning: dressed in black and looking bereft. The public shared in this expression of grief by buying photographs of the late prince consort along with those of the widowed Victoria.
Portrait of Prince Albert woven in black and white silk from engravings by F. Bacon, after a painting by William Charles Ross. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Baker, Malcolm, and Brenda Richardson (eds.), A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V&A Publications, 1999. Production Note.
This ‘secret portrait’ of the young queen is sure to get pulses racing, as it did for Prince Albert when it was first painted 170 years ago.