Gisela Countess Kinsky 1906
Bust portrait, body slightly turned to the left, head facing the viewer and looking at him. In black lace dress with white lace edging and a black hat with white ostrich feathers, and diamond ruby earrings.
Oil on wood 35 x 26 cm
Signature: John Q Ɑdams 06
Private collection Austria.
Countess Gisela (Gisella) Kisky von Wchinitz und Tettau, née Zwonek, 15.4.1876 to 1954 (burial date 22.4.). Second wife (marriage 1909) of Count Eugen Kinsky (1859-1939). No other biographical information available.
This extremely small-format picture in the original standing frame was probably intended to be placed on a desk or console table and was therefore made so small. Further details about the person depicted are not known at present. Her estate has recently appeared increasingly on the Viennese art market. See, for example, a painting by Heinrich Tomec from 1909.
Auktionhaus im Kinsky, auction 28.2.2017, lot 0138. Private collection Austria.