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05 December 2013 @ 10:51 am
Ferdinand Freiherr von Lütgendorf-Leinburg (1785-1858), Lady at a Mirror, 1834  
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Alexander Sedovalek_morse on December 5th, 2013 10:04 pm (UTC)
I see something common with Karl Brullov's paintings :)
petrusplanciuspetrusplancius on December 5th, 2013 10:54 pm (UTC)
Yes indeed, this Biedermeier style was very much an international one, and Brullov (I never know the correct spelling) produced some of the finest portraits in particular, I especially like the first one here:
http://petrusplancius.livejournal.com/135060.html

There is rather a good blog which is full of stuff of this kind (I think I stole the present picture from there!):
http://biedermeierzeit.blogspot.co.uk/
Alexander Sedovalek_morse on December 6th, 2013 02:46 am (UTC)
// Brullov (I never know the correct spelling) //

Yes. Maybe, it would be better Bryullov...

Someone told me that each Bryullov's picture has a binding red stain. As I see that, seems, it is a common rule for Biedermeier style.
Nehamamed_cat on December 6th, 2013 09:53 am (UTC)
Romantic :)

Love the colours and how the light falls in this painting.
petrusplanciuspetrusplancius on December 6th, 2013 11:10 am (UTC)
It's a nice shade of blue; from the before the time of synthetic dyes!
Nehamamed_cat on December 6th, 2013 11:14 am (UTC)
:)
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