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CORONATION PORTRAIT OF CATHERINE II

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CORONATION PORTRAIT OF CATHERINE II

Made by: Stefano Torelli

Currently in storage


About this object

Portrait of Catherine II half length and faicng to the left. She has an elaborate cleft crown set with diamonds and pearls and lined with red. Her hair is grey and curiously wooden, like curls hang over her shoulders. Her dress is pale blue trimmed with lace and her red mantle is lined with ermine. She has the blue sash of the Imperial Order of St. Catherine and the diamond studded chain and badge of the Imperial Order of St. Andrew First Called.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
CORONATION PORTRAIT OF CATHERINE II
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1763-1766
Size:
83.2 × 64.4 cm (32 3/4 × 25 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.121
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973