STIELER, Karl Joseph
(b. 1781, Mainz, d. 1858, München)

Portrait of the Family of Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg

Oil on canvas, 229 x 277 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Joseph Georg Friedrich Ernst Karl, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789-1868) succeeded his father as Duke after his death in 1834. In 1817 he married Amelia of Württemberg, a daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg. They had six daughters.

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