Masterfull portrait of an austrian lady in interior , created in 1830s and attributed to famous austrian genre and portrait artist Johann Michael Neder (1807 -Vienna-1882).
There are old wood plaque on the frame and old inscription probably by the artist in german on the back of wood : "Grandmother of Mrs.Therese Duport, Neumann (father line), J.M. Neder".
Neder, Johann Michael, * 29. 4. 1807 Oberdoebling (Vienna) - 30. 8. 1882 Vienna. Son of a shoemaker, after his study at the Viennese academy from shortage of money and from doubt about the own artistic abilities until 1834 as shoemakers actively; one induced by F. Gauermann again to painting, was one of the first people painters and haven guessingist of the rurally smallcivil environment, developed his mark way to a naively seeming realism.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs " Austrian painters of 19 century" (in german), Vienna, 1975.
Inscription: unsigned, old wood plaque on the frame , reverse old inscription with name of sitter and name of artist
Technique: Oil on wood, luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame
Measurements: unframed w 13 3/4" x h 16 1/4" (35 x 41,5 cm); framed w 19 3/4" x h 22 1/4" (50 x 56,5 cm)
Condition: in very good condition