Portrait of Duke Ferdinand Friedrich August von Württemberg, brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia
Portrait of Duke Ferdinand Friedrich August von Württemberg, brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia
Portrait of Duke Ferdinand Friedrich August von Württemberg, brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia
Portrait of Duke Ferdinand Friedrich August von Württemberg, brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia

FRIEDRICH JOHANN GOTTLIEB LIEDER Also known as FRANZ LIEDER (worked 1797-1859)

Portrait of Duke Ferdinand Friedrich August von Württemberg, brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia

1829 Austria

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Duke Ferdinand Friedrich is shown in a dark coat, wearing on a ribbon around his neck the portrait of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, set in diamonds. Across his chest we see the sash of the Grand Cross of the Military Order of Maria Theresia, the star of which is on his chest. Next to this he wears the stars of the Order of the Crown and of Military Merit Order(both Württemberg), and of the Order of Leopold (Austria); further down the Russian Order of St. George

Duke Ferdinand Frederick Augustus of Württemberg (1763 – 1834) was a Habsburg Austrian general. In 1798–1799 and again in 1805 he served as a Military Representative in St. Petersburg.

His sister was Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, his younger brother Duke Alexander was a general in the service of the Russian Empire.

In 1817 he married Pauline von Metternich-Winneburg, sister of the statesman Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich.

Alois von Saar published a lithograph after this portrait by Franz Lieder
Clemens Wenzel Prince Metternich-Winneburg
His portrait album of visitors to his palace in Vienna, sale Beaussant Lefèvre, Paris 4 May 2012, lot 108 (s. Georg Kugler, Staatskanzler Metternich und seine Gäste. Die wiedergefundenen Miniaturen von Moritz Michael Daffinger, Joseph Kriehuber und anderen Meistern aus dem Gästealbum der Fürstin Melanie Metternich)
Dimensions
Height 21.80 cm (8.58 inches)
Width 16.80 cm (6.61 inches)
Stock Code
FS215
Medium
Oil on card
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and dated F. Lieder p. 1829
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