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Portrait of Nicholas I

Made by: Robertson, Christina

Currently in storage


About this object

This formal, full-length portrait shows Tsar Nicholas I dressed in the Cossack uniform, holding his hat in his proper right hand. He wears the blue sash of the Order of St. Andrew First Called as well as two stars and several badges on his left breast.

Full-length, standing portrait shows the Emperor dressed in the Cossack uniform, holding his hat in his proper right hand. He wears the blue sash of the Order of St. Andrew First Called as well as two stars and several badges of orders on his left breast. At right is a column.

Category:
PAINTINGS
Object name:
Portrait of Nicholas I
Made from:
Watercolor on paper
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1840
Size:
overall __15.50 IN __10.50 IN
overall __39.37 CM __26.67 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
52.1
Class:
WATERCOLOR
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE __Christina Robertson pinxit __at right, bottom of image, in black on column ||date __1840 __in black, at right bottom, beneath signature __When the watercolor was purchased, the seller interpreted the date as 1849.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973