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PORTRAIT OF TSAR ALEXANDER II

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PORTRAIT OF TSAR ALEXANDER II

Made by: Franz Krüger

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

A portrait of Tsar Alexander II, bust length and his head turned to the right. He is dressed in a dark blue regimental uniform with a high gold collar and large gold epaulettes. He is wearing a blue sash of the Imperial Order of St. Catherine across the uniform. There are the badges of five orders pinned below his collar and two stars of orders on his right chest. His hair is cut short and he has a long handlebar moustache. The original gold frame has the imperial crown at the top.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF TSAR ALEXANDER II
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
GERMANY (?)
Date made:
1825-1855
Size:
H. 33 in., W. 26 1/4 in. (unframed), H. 53 in., W. 43 in., D. 8 in. (framed)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.76
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973