Winterhalter, Franz Xaver [Francis Xavier]
- Barbara Coffey Bryant
Winterhalter, Franz Xaver [Francis Xavier] (1805–1873), painter, was born on 20 April 1805 in the village of Menzenschwand in the Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg, the sixth of eight children of Fidel Winterhalter (1773–1863) and his wife, Eva Mayer (b. 1764/5). His father had various occupations, including selling watches, seasonal resin producing, and farming. Known in his youth as ...