Artist: Martin Van Meytens (1695 Stockholm – 1710 Vienna)
Title: Child portrait Josef II of Austria, later Emperor of Austria
Date: Vienna ca. 1743
Technique: oil on canvas
Measurements: H 30 x B 20 cm
Description: Joseph II as a child at the age of 2 years in Hungarian costume with the order of golden fleece, gift from his mother Maria Theresia to the “chef President du Conseil privé” Steenhout, head of the Crown Council (according to the label on the back)
According to Dr. Georg Lechner, head of the collections Barock Belvedere Vienna, an authentic work of the artist in the best quality.