Franz Zalder - Portrait of a Lady - 1857

The woman represented in this portrait is seated and slightly turned towards her left, but her face is turned towards her right looking in the distance with a serene and almost melancholic expression. She is wearing a short-sleeved dress and a tulle veil covering the back of her head, her shoulders, arms and dress. 

Artist: Franz Xaver Zalder (1805-?).
Signed and dated on reverse.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 68 x 56 cm. / 27 x 22 in.
Frame: 83 x 71 cm. / 33 x 28 in. Contemporary wood frame. Good condition.
Origin: Austria.