Franz Xaver Winterhalter: Works 1831-1835

Last Update: 27 Jun 2017

Franz Xaver Winterhalter 

[Menzenschwand 20 April 1805 – Frankfurt am Main 8 July 1873]

This Catalogue Raisonné is Research-in-Progress. Comments, additional information, images, and research materials are welcome; all contributions will be gratefully acknowledged. This is a concise list of works with selected images only.  Please, contact the author, Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, for the following information:

  • Catalogue entries / essays on each artwork;
  • Sitters’ Biographies and Lists of Descendants (where known);
  • Provenance of each artwork;
  • Exhibition History;
  • Detailed known bibliography (from 1830s to the present day);
  • Lists of known copies / versions / replicas;
  • Lists of known prints / lithographs / engravings after each artwork.

Dr Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, PO Box 3226, Prahran East VIC 3181, Australia

vonreisberg[at]gmail[dot]com

Works from 1831 to 1835


54. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), 1831, Karlsruhe
Oil on canvas, 232.0 x 150.0 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower left: Fr. Winterhalter fec. 1831
Private Collection
Lithographed by Sebastian Meier and Johann Velten

31 Baden Winterhalter

55. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), 1831, Karlsruhe
Oil on canvas, 68.0 x 48.0 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed: 1831 Fr. Winterhalter fecit
Private Collection, on loan to Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe
Engraved by Karl Ludwig Schuler (1785-1852), c. 1831

55a. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), c.1830
Pencil and wash on paper
Presumably signed lower left: Winterhalter fecit
Present location unknown

055b 30le Leopold COPY

55b. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), c.1830
Original lithograph
Signed in print l.l.:Winterhalder fec.; with the name of the sitter in margin in full l.c.
Various collections

56. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), 1831, Karlsruhe
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (image known from a copy in a Private Collection)

056a 31 Baden

56a. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), c. 1831-32, Karlsruhe
Original lithograph, 48.8 x 34.0 cm
Various Collections

57. Leopold I Großherzog von Baden (1790-1852), 1831
Oil on canvas, 73.0 x 60.5 cm
Rastatt, Heimatmuseum

58. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, 1831
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown

59. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, 1831
Oil on canvas, 39.8 x 29.0 cm
Signed and dated lower right: Fr. Winterhalter fecit. 1831
Private Collection
Lithographed by F.X. Winterhalter, c. 1831

31 Sophie Baden Winterhalter

59a. Study of Drapery Folds, c.1831-32
Pencil on paper
The Venator Collection, Köln
Note: study of drapery folds, which appear in Winterhalter’s lithograph below.

059b 31 Baden

59b. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1831-32, Karlsruhe
Original lithograph, 48.2 x 34 cm
Various collections

60. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, 1831
Pencil and watercolour, 34.4 x 26.2 cm
Signed and dated lower right: Fr Winterhalter fecit 1831
Private Collection

61. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, 1831
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (image known from a lithograph by Winterhalter and Velten)

62. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1831
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown

62a. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1830-2
Presumably watercolour / drawing and ink-wash
Signed lower centre: Winterhalter fec.
Present location unknown

62b. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1830-2
c. 1830-2
Original lithograph
Various collections

63. Alexandrine Prinzessin von Baden (1820-1904) with her brothers, Prinz Ludwig (1824-1858) and Prinz Friedrich (1826-1907), 1831
Pencil on paper
Private Collection

63a. Alexandrine Prinzessin von Baden (1820-1904) with her brothers, Prinz Ludwig (1824-1858) and Prinz Friedrich (1826-1907), 1831
Original Lithograph
Various Collections

064a 31 Baden

64. Wilhelm Markgraf von Baden (1792-1859), 1831
Oil on canvas, 40.0 x 29.5 cm
Signed and dated: Fr Winterhalter fecit [1831?]
Private Collection

064a 31 Baden

64a. Wilhelm Markgraf von Baden (1792-1859), 1831
Oil on canvas, 59 x 48 cm
Private collection

65. Elisabeth Markgräfin von Baden (1802-1864), née Herzogin von Württemberg, 1831,Karlsruhe
Oil on board, 40.0 x 29.5 cm
Signed and dated lower left: Fr. Winterhalter fecit 1831.
Private Collection

66. Dr Johann Nepomuk Wich (1789-1839), c. 1831
Brush and ink over pencil on cream cardboard, 36.4 x 29.2 cm; watermark: J.Whitman / 1831.
Signed lower left: Winterhalter, further inscribed [in different handwriting] Gen Hofrat Dr Johann Nepomuk Wich.
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

67. Fräulein Emilie Wich (1812-before 1842), c. 1831 (or 1834), Karlsruhe
Pencil on paper
Private Collection

68. Herr Karl (1822-) and Fräulein Frida Wich (1821-1908, later Frau Leers) with a Dog, c. 1831 (or 1834), Karlsruhe
Pencil on paper
Private Collection

068a 31 Man

68a. Portrait of a Gentleman, 1831, Karlsruhe
Pencil and ink wash, 26.0 x 23.0 cm
Signed and dated as painted in 1831
Private Collection

068b 32 FXW

68b. Self-Portrait of the Artist, c. 1832
Pencil on paper, 14.4 x 19.8 cm
Inscribed lower centre: Winterhalter; inscribed and dated lower left: Januar 1832
Private Collection

69. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1832
Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 29.0 cm
Illegible signature and date lower left: fr Winterh… 183…,
Cleveland Museum of Art, The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial Collection

070a 32 Baden

70. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), with her son, Wilhelm Prinz von Baden (1829-1891), 1832
Oil on canvas, 48.2 x 38.0 cm
Signed and dated lower right: Fr. Winterhalter fec. 1832
Private Collection

71. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), with her son, Wilhelm Prinz von Baden (1829-1891), c. 1832
Pencil on white laid paper. 37.5 x 27.4 cm
Inscribed in pencil, bottom verso: Je certifie le dessin ci-contre ouevre originale de Winterhalter. Je l’ai acquis avec une douzaine de portraits à l’huile de cet artiste et deux albums de dessins, croquis et d’études pour ces portraits, de la famille même du peintre, deux vieilles dames, parentes et héritières de Winterhalter, établies à Lausanne et qui, peu avant leur mort m’ont cédé tout le lot restant des oeuvres de maître, cela vers 1930. Reichlen; in pencil, bottom right: 181-26=21 / Dessin original par X. Winterhalter. Stamp of the Reichlen firm, Lausanne, on the repaired corner.
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Mrs F.F. Prentiss and Charles F. Onley Funds

72. Sophie Wilhelmine Großherzogin von Baden (1801-1865), née Princess of Sweden, c. 1832
Pencil and watercolour, 12.0 x 9.0 cm
Private Collection

72a. Katharina Gräfin von Langenstein und Gondelsheim (1799-1850), née Werner, 1832, Langenstein
Oil on canvas, 96.0 x 80.0 cm
Signed and dated lower right: Fr Winterhalter fec. / 1832
Private Collection

73. Katharina Gräfin von Langenstein und Gondelsheim (1799-1850), with her Children, Graf Luwdig (1820-1872) and Gräfin Luise (1825–1900), 1832, Langenstein
Pencil and watercolour on paper, 31.5 x 43.5 cm
Signed: ‘Winterhalter fecit’
Private Collection

74. Eva Mayer, Frau Fidel Winterhalter (1764-1838), Mother of the Artist, c. 1832, Menzenschwand
Gouache on paper, 6.0 x 5.3 cm each
Private Collection

75. Brustbildnis einer älteren Frau mit Kopftuch, 1832
Pencil heightened with white, 44.0 x 31.0 cm
Signed and dated lower right
Private Collection

76. Pauline Wich, Freifrau Seutter von Lötzen (1816-1856), 1833
Brush, ink and watercolour over pencil on card. 36.8 x 31.0 cm; watermarked J Whitman / Turkey Mill / 1833 / Extra London Board;
Inscribed lower right (not in Winterhalter’s hand): 2/87a. further inscribed Pauline von Seutter geb Wich / Tochter des Geh. Hofrats Dr Joh. Nep. Wich.
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

77. Herr Karl Wich (1822-), 1833
Ink and brush over pencil on Whiteman board, watermarked 1833, 37.1 x 30.6 cm; watermarked J Whitman / Turkey Mill / 1833, blind stamp Superfine London Board;
Signed lower right: Winterhalter. Further inscribed Souvenir, and inscribed verso in pencil by yet another hand Karl Wich.
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

78. Italian Albums, Studies from Italian Journeys, 1832 – 1834
Numerous works in several albums, sizes and mediums vary – mainly pencil drawings and watercolour studies.
Mainly unsigned
Various Private Collections, including by descent from the Artist (some on loan to the Winterhalter Museum, Menzenschwand)

32 Italian Sketches Winterhalter

78a. Italian Sketches, ca 1832-34,Rome
Pencil and charcoal on paper, sizes vary
The Venator Collection, Köln

79. Genre Scene, c. 1832-34
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown, formerly in the Collection of Karl Josef Berkmüller, c. 1870s

80. Bird Cage under a Parasol, c. 1832-34
Pencil drawing, 12.5 x 8.0 cm
Private Collection (Christie’s New York, The House Sale, 1-2 Feb 2005, lot 156, est $200-300; sold $2,640)

81. Study of Fig Branches, c. 1833-34
Pencil on paper, 24.0 x 19.0 cm
Private Collection

081a 33lo Loffler

81a. Frau Löffler
Pencil heightened with white on paper, 25 x 19 cm
Signed lower right: Winterhalter; inscribed lower centre: Sa Löffler moglie del Consul d(i) Wurtemberg in Napoli.
Private Collection

Winterhalter 082d 33-34 Reclining Maiden

82 a-e. Five Drawings of Italian Genre Scenes, c. 1833-34
Pencil drawings, sizes vary
Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Augustinermuseum

83. Roman Genre Scene, 1833, Rome
Oil on canvas, 60.5 x 50.5 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Fr Winterhalter fec. / Roma 1833
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe
Lithographed by Léon Noël (1807-1884)

84. Study of an Italian Girl, c. 1833-34
Oil on canvas, 57.0 x 46.0 cm
Private Collection

84a. Porträt einer Italienerin, c. 1833-34, Rome
Oil on canvas, 55.5 x 46 cm
Unsigned
Private Collection (Sold Christie’s London, 21 Nov 2011, lot 41, £ 8,750)

84b – 84d: Studies of Italian Women, c. 1833-34
Oil on canvas, dimensions vary
Present location unknown (Nachlass Winterhalter)

85. Study of an Italian Woman holding an Infant, c. 1833 – 34
Oil on card, 33.0 x 22.5 cm
Private Collection

86. Mädchen aus den Sabiner Bergen (Sleeping Albanian Girl), c. 1833-34
Oil on canvas, 74.5 x 63.0 cm
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Presumably lithographed by Hermann Eichens (1813-1886) as La Siesta

87. Woman in Italian Costume, c. 1833-34
Watercolour over traces of pencil, 16.5 x 11.0 cm
Private Collection

89. Alexandrina Prinzessin von Baden (1820-1904, later Fürstin von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha), 1834, Baden
Oil on canvas, 73.0 x 60.0 cm
Signed and dated lower left: Fr Winterhalter fecit 1834
Private Collection

90. The Approaching Storm, 1834, Rome
Oil on canvas, 47.7 x 38.1 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: F Winterhalter Roma 1834
Private Collection

91. By a Garden Pool (believed to be a portrait of the Villafranca Children), 1834, Rome
Oil on canvas, 99.0 x 108.5 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Fr Winterhalter fec Roma 1834
Private Collection

34 Colonna Winterhalter

91a. Preparatory Sketches for “By a Garden Pool”, 1834, Rome
Pencil and charcoal on paper
The Venator Collection, Köln

92. David Seligmann Freiherr von Eichthal (1775-1851), 1834, Karlsruhe
Oil on canvas, 93.0 x 77.0 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower left: Fr. Winterhalter fecit Carlsruhe 1834
Augustinermuseum, Freiburg-im-Breisgau

092a 34wo Woman

92a. Bildnis einer jungen Frau, c. 1834
Oil on canvas, 70.8 x 60.07 cm
Private Collection

093 34he Hering - Copy

93. George Edward (Freiherr von) Hering (1805-1879), 1834
Pencil drawing
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Fr. Winterhalter / Roma 1834
Present location unknown (formerly, Murray Adams-Acton Collection, c. 1930s).

93a. Heinrich Maximilian Imhof (1798-1869), 1834,Rome
Pencil drawing, 47.5 x 35.4 cm
Signed and dated as drawn inRome, 1834
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

93b. Young Girl with a Tambourine, 1834,Rome
Oil on canvas, 61.5 x 48.7 cm
Signed lower centre: Fr Winterhalter fecit. Roma 1834
V.M. and A.M. Vasnetzov Regional Museum of  Fine Arts, Kirov, Russia

94. Italian Girl Resting on a Tambourine, 1834
Watercolour and pencil on paper, 24.1 x 19.5 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed below: Rom im April 1834. Seinem Freunde … [indecipherable name] zur Erinnerung von Winterhalter
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

95. Italian Girl Resting on a Tambourine, 1834
Oil on canvas
Version of the above, present location unknown (presumably the painting mentioned as acquired by the Karlsruhe Kunstverein)

96. Italian Girl Resting on a Tambourine, 1834
Oil on canvas, 52.5 x 42.5 cm
Altonaer Museum im Hamburg, Norddeutsches Landesmuseum, Hamburg (version of the above)

96a. Johann Baptist Kirner (1806-1866), 1834,Rome
Pencil and ink wash, 48.4 x 33.1 cm
Signed and dated as drawn inRome, 1834
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

97. Ludwig Graf von Langenstein und Gondelsheim (1820-1870), 1834
Oil on canvas, 96.3 x 79.5 cm
Signed and dated lower right: fr. Winterhalter / fecit 1834
Private Collection

98. Luise Gräfin von Langenstein und Gondelsheim (1826-1900, later Gräfin Douglas), 1834
Oil on canvas, 68.0 x 52.0 cm
Signed and dated: Fr Winterhalter fec. 1834
Private Collection

098a Wintehalter Langenstein Small_1

98a. Luise Gräfin von Langenstein und Gondelsheim (1826-1900, later Gräfin Douglas)1834
Pencil on paper, 13.8 x 12.1 cm
Dated lower right: 8bre 1834; inscribed (presumably in a different hand) lower right: Fr Winterhalter.
Private Collection

99. Landscape with Schloss Langenstein, c. 1834
Pencil and watercolour on paper, 17.0 x 29.5 cm
Signed and dated lower right: Fr Winterhalter fecit / 18[34?].
Private Collection

99a. Leopold Pollak (1806-1880), 1834,Rome
Pencil heightened with white chalk, 54.0 x 36.3 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: ‘Fr. Winterhalter / 1834 Rom’
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

99b. August Heinrich Riedel (1799-1883), 1834, Rome
Pencil and ink wash, 50.0 x 35.4 cm
Signed and dated as drawn inRome, 1834
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

99c. Friedrich Stammann (1807-1880), 1834, Rome
Pencil and ink wash, 49.1 x 36.2 cm
Signed and dated as drawn inRome, 1834
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

99d. Johann Martin von Wagner (1777-1858), 1834,Rome
Pencil and ink wash, 50.1 x 36.0 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: ‘Fr. Winterhalter fecit/ Rom 1834’; inscribed lower centre ‘A.M. Wagner / ausWurzburg’
Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome

039d 29 Man_1

100. Ludwig Georg von Winter (1778-1838), 1834, Karlsruhe
Pencil and ink on paper, 30.6 x 38.1 cm
Signed and dated: Fr. Winterhalter fecit Carlsruhe 1834
University of Karlsruhe, Institut für Baugeschichte

100a 34he Herr

100a. Stadtpfarr-Rektor Franz Joseph Herr (1778-1837), c.1832-34, Karlsruhe
Pencil & ink on paper
Present location unknown

101. Herr Burkhardt, of Basel, c. 1835
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (Wild 1894: Mr Burkhardt de Bâle, jusqu’aux genoux, 1835)

102. M. Nicolas Louis Planat de la Faye (1784-1864), c. 1835, Paris
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (Wild 1894: as above)

103. Mlle Planat de la Faye, c. 1835
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (Wild 1894: as above; presumably Salon 1835, no 2166)

104. Children of Baron von Schweitzer, 1835, Paris
Oil on canvas, 73.5 x 92.0 cm
Signed, dated and inscribed lower right: Fr Winterhalter Paris / 1835
Private Collection (Sold Pierre Bergé & Associés, Paris, 26 Nov 2008, € 32,000)
NOTE: The sitters are most likely to be Georg Freiherr Allesina gen. von Schweitzer (1827-) and Theresie Allesina gen. von Schweitzer, Freifrau von Mariani (1829-84); children of Eleonor Johann Paul Fedinand Freiherr Alessina gen. von Schweitzer (1799-1877), Badenese ambassador to Paris and Brussels.

105. Louis Comte de Tascher de La Pagerie (1787-1861), c. 1835
Oil on canvas
Present location unknown (Wild 1894: Le Comte Tascher de Lapagerie, 1835 [sic])

106. Portrait of a Seated Lady, early 1830s
Black lead and grey wash on paper, 34.0 x 26.4 cm
Signed lower right: ‘Winterhalter fecit’
Private Collection (sold Christie’s South Kensington, Old Master Pictures & Drawings, 12.12.2003, lot 568, £ 1,410)

106a. Damenbildnis (Portrait of a Lady), 1835
Charcoal and pencil on paper
Signed and dated 11 Sep 1835 lower left
Nürnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Graphische Sammlung

106bDamenbildnis (Portrait of a Lady), 1835
Charcoal and pencil on paper
Signed, dated and inscribed lower left: Fr Winterhalter fecit / […] 1835
Present location unknown

106c 35 Winterhalter Franckh

106c.
Friedrich Gottlob Franckh (1802-1845), early to mid 1830s
Medium and present location unknown (image known from a lithograph)

© Eugene Barilo von Reisberg, PO Box 3226, Prahran East VIC 3181, Australia

vonreisberg[at]gmail[dot]com

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