(b. 1757, Wien, d. 1838, Dresden)

Portrait of a Lady

Oil on canvas, 134 x 105 cm
Private collection

It is thougt that the sitter is Augusta Nimptsch, born Countess Marcolini Feretti. She became the second wife of Joseph, Count Nimptsch, Freiherr von Furst und Kupferberg. In the painting she is seated full length, dressed in a yellow and blue dress with a red cloak, playing an english guitar from a music score.