10 Lovely Royal Potraits By Franz Xaver Winterhalter

No other painter in the mid-18th century has earned the patronage of royalties all over Europe other than Franz Xaver Wilterhalter. This German artist, born in 1805, gained fame for painting some of the most popular royal figures during his lifetime and when you say Winterhalter, you mean high-end and chic court potraiture. Here are ten of the most iconic and best-remembered portaits by this legendary painter. 

Franz Xaver Winterhalter


Portrait of Leonilla, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, nee Baryatinsky



The Empress Eugenie Surrounded by her Ladies in Waiting




Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Courtly Gala Dress with Diamond Stars




Emperor Frederick III of Germany, King of Prussia with his wife, Empress Victoria, and their children, Prince William und Princess Charlotte




Portrait of Queen Victoria




Family of Queen Victoria



Queen Victoria with Prince Arthur




The King Duleep Singh




Napoleon III in Coronation Robes




Prince Albert



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