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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #75 on: June 19, 2012, 06:31:40 PM »
The Austrian Imperial family at 1826, it uncluded the next caption: "Family portrait of the imperial family around the Duke of Reichstadt (1826, Leopold Fertbauer). From left to right: Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Empress of Austria; Francis I, Emperor of Austria; Napoleon II of France, Duke of Reichstadt; Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria; Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma; Ferdinand I of Austria; and Archduke Franz Karl of Austria" but in my opinion the lady in white looks very old for being Sophie, she looks more likely to be Reichstadt's mother and Sophie must be the younger lady in dark dress.



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« Reply #76 on: July 02, 2012, 03:11:47 PM »
The Archduchess Sophie with her eldest son FJ -still Archduke- and his tutors


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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #77 on: August 03, 2012, 12:46:19 PM »
Lovely portrait of a mature Archduchess

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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #78 on: June 27, 2013, 01:48:53 PM »
Found it at facebook labeled as  the mother of emperor Franz Joseph and other people


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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #79 on: July 07, 2013, 04:16:43 AM »
I've seen this picture in one book before, but never so large and in such good quality. Thanks for posting it! ;-)

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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2013, 02:29:51 PM »
It´s a wonderful portrait!! Please, if anyone have the full portrait in colour...it would be nice to see it here!!

By the way, Rani...I suppose you read easily german and you have read the book with the beautiful cover? I really wish to know more about the grand duchess, but I can´t find a bio wrotte in english or french, neither a translation to spanish  :-[

There is a book on the work of Winterhalter who was active at the same time, perhaps a little later.  There may be a portrait such as you seek in the work of Winterhalter.  There was also not too long ago an exposition at the Musée Galliera in Paris of clothing of the era of Sisi, with a mannequin wearing an example of one of her(Sisi's) grandes tenues of mounring, complete with face mask.  Very impressive.
 

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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #81 on: July 30, 2014, 12:42:41 PM »
The first time I see the full verssion of this beautiful lithography of the Archduchess.

By Josef Kriehuber, 1850.



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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #82 on: June 03, 2015, 03:05:06 PM »
The Archduchess in her deathbed <<Click on the image for bigger>>



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Re: Archduchess Sophie,mother of Franz Josef
« Reply #83 on: January 06, 2016, 01:50:48 PM »
The deathbed of Archduchess Sophie and Austrian Imperial family sorrounding it



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