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PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

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PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Entry Hall


About this object

Bust sized portrait of the Empress, she faces three quarters to the left. She is wearing in her brown hair a diadem of diamonds and pearls from the crown jewels. 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 bowknot brooch of diamonds and three large pearl drops.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF EMPRESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1906-1907
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:
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"