1885 Marie-Marthe des Monstiers-Mérinville, née von Oesterreich, au bouquet de fleurs by Konstantin Makovsky (auctioned by Delorme Collin du Bocage, Paris)

1885 Marie-Marthe des Monstiers-Mérinville, née von Oesterreich, au bouquet de fleurs by Konstantin Makovsky (auctioned by Delorme Collin du Bocage, Paris)

The auction notes are translated by Google to, "MAKOVSKY Constantin (1839-1915) Marie-Marthe Monstiers Mérinville - born von Oesterreich, bouquet of flowers, 1885 Oil on canvas, signed lower right in Cyrillic and dated 1885. 124 x 78 cm Restorations and painted Marie- Marthe - Monstiers Mérinville born Oesterreich (1866, Saint Petersburg-1902 Paris) was the daughter of Ludwig von Oesterreich (1831-1875) and Matilda SCHOLTZ (1836-1887). She married in 1890 in Paris le Vicomte of Monstiers - Mérinville (1854-1914). His sister Elisabeth von Oesterreich (1864-1926) was the wife of General Michael Nicolaievitch Annenkoff (1835-1899). The portrait of Marie -Marthe at the age of 21 years Makovsky was awarded 130 000 June 8, 2012 (Sale Collin du Bocage , lot 99). The portrait presented today, the same family background as the previous represents the age of 19, and this dual representation leaves probably hear friendships between the model, her family and the painter MAKOVSKY"

From the auctioneer's Web site.

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Maria Marthe wears a dinner or evening dress with a vee neckline fringed with lace and a flat, rather than upturned, bustle in this Makovsky portrait.

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