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PORTRAIT OF TSARITSA ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

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PORTRAIT OF TSARITSA ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

Bust sized portrait of the Tsarina, she faces three quarters to the left. She is wearing in her brown hair the diadem of diamonds and pearls made for her coronation by the goldsmith K. Hahn. From the back of the diadem hangs a lace veil. Earrings, collar and necklace are of pearls. She is wearing the chain and insignia of the Imperial Order of St. Catherine. Her dress is white satin with passementerie and adorned with a bow knot brooch of diamonds and three large pearl drops.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF TSARITSA ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
ca. 1907
Size:
74 × 55.2 cm (29 1/8 × 21 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.81
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE lower right: traces of signature Ilya Yefimovich Repin
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"What Became of Peter's Dream?: Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II"