Our perfect portrait of an Italian youth was created by famous Austrian painter Joseph Ernst Tunner (Tuner)(1792-1877). The artist studied in Vienna Academy, later in Prague under Josef von Fuerich and in Rome, where he was close to art school of Nazarener. In 1840 Tunner became a director of Ladscape Draftschool in Graz.
Inscription: signed Jos.Tuner, dated 1848 to the right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Empire style massive gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 12 2/3" x h 17" (32.5 x 43 cm), framed w 20 1/2" x h 24 1/2" (52 x 62 cm)
Condition: in good condition, unlined, some tiny touch up inpaintings on the clothes.