JOHANN ELIAS RIDINGER (1698-1767) Portrait of Friedrich Heinrich Reichsgraf von Seckendorff

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pencil, whitewash on paper 29.5 x 23.5 cm Provenance: Collection of Baron Alfons Meyer Rothschild (1878-1942), Vienna; confiscated in 1941 for the "Führer Museum" in Linz; the Austrian state acquired this work in 1947 and exhibited it in the Albertina Museum; in 1999, this artwork, together with two hundred other items, has been returned to the Rothschild family and was soon offered for sale Friedrich Heinrich Reichsgraf von Seckendorff (1673-1763) was a marshal and diplomat, in the service of the imperial Habsburg monarchy ofAustria, later served as commander of the Bavarian army and fought Austria.