Princess Pauline de Metternich by Edgar Degas

Half-length portrait of Princess Metternich, the wife of the Austro-Hungarian ambassador at the court of Napoleon III.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
41 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£526 ( Total: £526)
Acquired in:
1918
Vendor:
M. Knoedler & Co., Paris

The portrait is based on a photograph of 1860 which the Prince and Princess used as a visiting card.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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