Vienna Bust of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I
Vienna Bust of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I
Vienna Bust of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I
Vienna Bust of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I

Vienna Bust of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I

1750 to 1755 Vienna

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The Emperor with a cloak draped over armour, supported on a rococo plinth of square section.

Francis 1, Duke of Lorraine and husband of Maria Theresa became Holy Roman Emperor in 1745 on the death of the Wittelsbach Charles VII thereby returning the empire to Hapsburg control.
Restored chip to the corner of base, and minute chip to the edge of cloak
A coloured version in the Lichtenstein Museum is illustrated in Zeremonien Feste Kostüme – Die Wiener Porcellanfigur in der Regierungszeit Maria Theresias, p59
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Bindenschild mark in underglaze blue to the base
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