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PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ELIZABETH I (ELIZAVETA PETROVNA)

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PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ELIZABETH I (ELIZAVETA PETROVNA)

Made by: Aleksei Antropov

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

Portrait, almost three-quarter length, represents Empress Elizabeth I (Elizaveta Petrovna) facing slightly to the left. She wears a low-cut brocade dress with a lace collar and sleeves; an ermine cape; the blue ribbon of the Order of Saint Andrew First Called; the badge in diamonds and enamel, as well as the star of the order in diamonds; a small crown and hair ornament with diamonds; an elaborate diamond stomacher; and various other diamond ornaments.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ELIZABETH I (ELIZAVETA PETROVNA)
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
After 1753
Size:
80 × 66 cm (31 1/2 × 26 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.54
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Hillwood Museum & Gardens: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Art Collector's Personal Museum"