Romantic masterfully portrait of a young lady was executed ca. 1850-1860s in the manner of German portrait painter Hermann Winterhalter (1808 - 1891 Karlsruhe), the younger brother of world renowed Franz Xaver Winterhalter(1805 - 1873). Foe comparison of stylistic similarities see additional images of a few paintings by H.Winterhalter. Full biography of the artist see in wikipedia under following link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Winterhalter
Literature: Thieme7Becker "Allgemeines Kuenstlerlexikon". Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: unsigned .
Technique: painted in oval, oil on canvas, original period gold-plated frame
Measurements: unframed w 20 4/5 " x h 27 1/5 " (53 x 69 cm); framed w 29 1/5" x h 35 " (74 x 89 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.