A portrait miniature of Lady in white dress trimmed with turquoise
A portrait miniature of Lady in white dress trimmed with turquoise
A portrait miniature of Lady in white dress trimmed with turquoise

ALOIS GUSTAV ROCKSTHUGL (1798-1877)
ALOIS GUSTAV ROCKSTHUL (1798-1877)

A portrait miniature of Lady in white dress trimmed with turquoise

1862 Russia

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Alois Gustav Rockstuhl was born in 1798, the son of the well-known miniaturist Peter Ernst Rochstuhl (1764-1824). He studied from 1832 at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg and in 1840 became a professor there Two years later, Nicolas I appointed him as an official court artist. Ruckstuhl is distinguished among painters of his generation by the focus of his aims: he worked exclusively in miniatures.
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Height 6.50 cm (2.56 inches)
Stock Code
4946
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and dated 1862 on the obverse
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