This Classicism painting was executed in the first quarter of 19th Century and depicts Portrait of a nobleman with symbols of the time transience: pocket watch, written short poetic philosophic inscription and the figure of the God Chronos behind the portrayed person. Due to the close stilistic and composition similarities it was executed by a artist from the circle of Johann Baptist Lampi senior (1751-1830), probably, by Barbara Krafft (1764-1825) or Carl von Sales (1791-1870).
Provenance: Viennese noble estate.
Inscription: unsigned, author‘s inscription.
Technique: oil on canvas. Gold-plated frame
Measurements: unframed h 27 1/2 " x w 37 3/4" (70 x 96 cm), framed h 32 1/2" x w 42 3/4" (82,5 x 108,5 cm)
Condition: good, original canvas.