• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 592

    Clara Heinke, active 1870s

    A portrait of Helene Duchess von Württemberg (1807-1880), Princess zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, bust-length, wearing a black dress with a white bonnet

    Price Realised  

    Clara Heinke, active 1870s
    A portrait of Helene Duchess von Württemberg (1807-1880), Princess zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, bust-length, wearing a black dress with a white bonnet
    signed and dated 'Clara Heinke 1898.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    70.4 x 60.1 cm.
    inscribed with the name of the sitter on the reverse and with a stamp reading 'Museum Verwaltung Gera'


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    Helene Princess zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, daughter of Carl Ludwig III Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Amalie Henriette Charlotte Countess zu Solms-Baruth, was born on the 22nd of November 1807 at Langenburg, Baden-Württemburg. On 11 September 1827 she married Eugen Herzog von Württemberg. Helene died at the age of 72 at Schloss Heinrichsruh, near Schleiz and was buried in Sophienkirche, Karlsruhe.

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