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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    AFTER JOHANN KUPETZKI (1666/67-1740)

    Peter the Great (1674-1725), standing in armour and a fur-lined red cloak over his arms, wearing the blue sash of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew and holding a baton; drapery and sky background

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    AFTER JOHANN KUPETZKI (1666/67-1740)
    Peter the Great (1674-1725), standing in armour and a fur-lined red cloak over his arms, wearing the blue sash of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew and holding a baton; drapery and sky background
    oil on copper
    3 3/8 in. (86 mm.) diam., gilt-metal frame


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    The original portrait was painted from life in Karlsbad in the second half of September 1711, and engraved by A. Zubov as the frontispiece of the Marsovaia Kniga published in St. Petersburg in 1713.
    For a reduced version of oval shape, see T. A. Selinova, Portrait Miniature in Russia XVIII - XIX Centuries, from the Collection of the Historical Museum, Moscow, Leningrad, 1988, p. 328, no. 146, illustrated p. 55, pl. 10.

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