W. Seville
Lady Wray, in profile to right, in dress with large puffed sleeves and wearing an elaborate bonnet; seated in a wooden chair; and her niece, Miss Summers, standing in profile to right, in dress with puffed sleeves, wearing a necklace, her hair upswept and holding a small hand bag
cut-outs on card, heightened with bronze, watercolour background, both with yellow trade labels no. 2 on reverses, inscribed 'Lady "Wray" 1775 Fillingham Castle' and 'Fillingham Castle 1775 Miss Summers Niece to Lady Wray', black frames
rectangular, 8 x 6.3/8 in. (216 x 162 mm.) and 8.3/8 x 5.5/8 in. (212 x 143 mm.) (2)

Lot Essay

Maximilian was born in 1844, the first son of Maximilian Theobald Joseph Count Vrints von Falkenstein and his first wife Franciska Posthuma von Bartenstein (see Christie's, London, King Street, 21 June 1999, lots 46 and 47). He married Constanze Countess Althann

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