23 août 2009

The Count Harrach Collection @ Rohrau schloss

Master of the Female Half-Length Portraits (flourished 2nd third of 16th Century) Three Ladies Making Music, betw. 1530 and 1550/60.  Oil on Oak, 60 cm x 53 cm. W. F. 169 The art gallery of the Counts Harrach was founded in a period when culture was flourishing in the estates of Austria. The three members of the old family responsible for the largest and most beautiful part of the collection, Counts Ferdinand Bonaventura I, Alois Thomas Raimund and Ernst Guido, expressed their interest in the visual arts by... [Lire la suite]