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PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS PAVLOVICH (NICHOLAS I)

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PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS PAVLOVICH (NICHOLAS I)

Made by: L. Sievers

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

The half-length portrait depicts a young officer facing partly right. He wears a dark green uniform with a red panel along the front, red cuffs, a gold collar, and gold epaulettes. He wears the blue sash of the Order of St. Andrew and a badge of another order at the throat.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUKE NICHOLAS PAVLOVICH (NICHOLAS I)
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1832
Size:
42.2 x 32.4 cm (16 5/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.74
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE; DATE lower left: L. Sievers, 1832; on back: seal of Nicholas I (not visible in 2015); notations: “TU / HANS.UDSS. / 3546 / NTEK-NSN” (white paint); “5339” (pencil); labels: 1: “75”, 2: “TUROR”, 3: “8. / […]” (illegible – Cyrillic?); stamp: “DOUANE / […]PORTA[…]ION / […] / […]ALE” (French customs)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973