Alexander Ritter von Bensa (GERMAN, 1820-1902)
The Imperial entourage with Emperor Franz Josef I (1848-1916) on his horse, Empress Elisabeth (1854-1898) (known as Sisi) and their youngest daughter Archduchess Marie Valerie (1868-1924) in the carriage
signed 'de Bensa' (lower left)
oil on panel
14¼ x 22 7/8 in. (36 x 58 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 17 November 1982, lot 319, where acquired by the present owner.