21 November 2000
JOHANN SCHULZ (fl. c. 1795)
A young officer, full face in red coat with gold-embroidered light blue collar, gold epaulette, white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair
signed and dated 'Joh. Schulz. f. 95.' (lower left)
oval, 2¼ in. (58 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame, the reverse with the painted memorial composed of initial G with basket of flowers, quiver of arrows and torch of fire with plaque inscribed 'Andenken der Freund schaft' within seed pearl surround and painted ribbon and tie surmount
Collection of the Geheimer Kommerzienrat S. Seligmann, Hanover, in 1918.
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L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 339.
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Bildnisminiaturen aus niedersächsischem Privatbesitz, 1918, no. 244 (lent by S. Seligmann).
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