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HEINRICH FRIEDRICH FÜGER (1751-1818)
HEINRICH FRIEDRICH FÜGER (1751-1818)

Francis II (1768-1835), Holy Roman Emperor, as a boy, facing left in white uniform with 'Pompadour'-red collar, yellow waistcoat edged with silver braid, embroidered white lace jabot, black stock, short powdered wig with black bow, wearing the jewel of

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HEINRICH FRIEDRICH FÜGER (1751-1818)
Francis II (1768-1835), Holy Roman Emperor, as a boy, facing left in white uniform with 'Pompadour'-red collar, yellow waistcoat edged with silver braid, embroidered white lace jabot, black stock, short powdered wig with black bow, wearing the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece
oval, 36 in. (81 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
Provenance
Kammerherr Baron Robert Stuker Pascha.

Lot Essay

In this miniature, the future Emperor is depicted wearing the uniform of an Oberst-Inhaber of the Second Regiment of the Carabiniers which in 1798 was transformed into the First Regiment of the Cuirassiers ('Kaiser-Krassiere').
For miniatures depicting the sitter's mother and younger brother Ferdinand, see lots 145 and 144.
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