27 November 2007
HEINRICH SCHOEDL, (BOHEMIAN, 1777-1838)
Francis I (1768-1835), Emperor of Austria 1806-1835, seated in a velvet and gilt wood mauve-coloured chair embossed with a crown, in black suit, white waistcoat and black stock, holding a letter in his right hand, his left hand clasping his right wrist; green drapery background
signed 'Schödl.' (lower left)
rectangular, 4 5/16 x 3 5/16 in. (110 x 84 mm.), gilt-metal frame
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