Johann Stephan Decker: Emperor Franz II (I) at his desk in his study in the Vienna Hofburg, 1826, oil on sheet-iron

Johann Stephan Decker: Emperor Franz II (I) at his desk in his study in the Vienna Hofburg, 1826, oil on sheet-iron

This picture was widely disseminated and conveyed the image of the emperor as a ruler who worked tirelessly for the good of his people.

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