Fine original portrait miniature on ivory by good listed Austrian miniature painter Alois von Anreiter (1803 Bozen - 1882 Vienna). The artist was a very well-known Viennese portrait painter and portrait miniature artist. In 1816-25 he was a merchant in his native Bozen, in 1825-30 studied at the Vienna Academy under Johann Nepomuk Ender. After his studies Anreiter belonged to the most sought after miniaturists in Vienna. The artist worked for Austrian and international high aristocracy. In 1859-73 he was also active as a photographer with a few studios in Vienna. In his late years he dedicated himself again to miniature painting.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs "Austrian Painters of 19 century", Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: gouache on ivory. Original period fire-gilded bronze frame.
Measurements: unframed w 4" x h 5 1/2" (10x 12,5 cm), framed w 6 3/4" x h 7 3/4" (17 x 19,5 cm).
Condition: in good condition