Dresden Porcelain Plaque Depicting Prussian Queen Louise After Gustav Richter
This exceptional painted porcelain plaque depicts Queen Louise of Prussia (1776-1810) after the original portrait by Gustav Richter (1823-1884) from 1879 that resides in the collection of Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne, Germany. Plaque measures 5.25 x 7.5 in. Frame measures 9 x 11.25 in. Signed indistinctly in lower right corner.
Richter studied under Eduard Holbein in Paris and was well known as a portraitist. This portrait of Louise is his most widely admired work, and he also painted the portraits of Emperor William I, Empress Augusta and General Count von Blumenthal.