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Image number: RS.1539
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Portrait of Karl Maria Haidinger

Date

1856

Sitter

Karl Maria Haidinger (1756-1797, Austrian), Geologist

Creator

Joseph Kriehuber (1800-1876, Austrian), Painter

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 287mm
width (print): 245mm

Subject

Description

Half length portrait with natural hair, powdered and curled, wearing a dark coat with two rows of buttons over a light waistcoat and neck-cloth.

Inscribed “Kriehuber 856 Gedr. b. J.Hofelichs Wwe KARL HAIDINGER. Geboren zu Wien am 10 Juli 1756 gestorben zu Wien am 16 Marz 1797, als referirender Bergrath bei der k: k: Hofkammer im Munz und Bergwesen. Erinnerungsblatt an die hundertste Wiederkehr seines Geburtstages am 10 Juli 1856 nach einam Miniaturgemalde".

Karl Haidinger was not elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Object history

Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.32. J.P.Gassiot Collection, purchased 1878.

Associated place

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