A young lady by Adolph Theer, signed, circa 1840.
Set in the original ornate ormolu easel frame with beveled glass. The portrait is signed on the far right Adolph Theer. TheerAdolphLady1840 4 5/8 inches (11.9 cm) high. Adolph Theer (1811-1868) who counted Archduchess Sophie, Emperor Franz Josef, and Empress Elizabeth among his sitters, studied at the Academy of Vienna, where he exhibited from 1832-1847. His portraits, which had the effect of paintings on porcelain, were much admired by the aristocracy of Vienna.