24 March 1999
Daniel Woge (1717-1797)
Portrait of Luise, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin née Princess of Sachsen-Gotha-Roda (1756-1808), small bust length, wearing a light blue dress with green ribbon and lace chemise and voile and a wig
with the inventory number 1621 (in red) on the stretcher
oil on canvas, oval
65.5 x 52.8 cm
in a 19th century French Empire composite frame with convolvuli, anthemia and foliage to the cavetto
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Schwerin, 1954, n0380, where dated to circa 1784/8 and with the inventory number 4731.
Another version will be the following lot.
For information on the artist see lot 23.
For information on the sitter see lot 18.
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