Franz Xaver Winterhalter

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (20 April 1805 – 8 July 1873) was a famous German painter and lithographer, His early affinities were Neoclassical but his style can be described as Neo-Rococo.

Winterhalter's works show the rigorous and precise German style, the painting technique is close to the modern aesthetic standard, the noble gesture in the painting, the dress is extremely gorgeous, outstanding in the portrait.Through his paintings, people can have a better understanding of the 19th century European royal aristocracy portrait and luxury life.