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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 343

    ATTRIBUTED TO IWAN WINBERG (RUSSO-SWEDISH, FL. C. 1825-1846)

    Tsar Alexander II (1818-1881) as Tsarevich, in black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar, gold epaulettes, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew

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    ATTRIBUTED TO IWAN WINBERG (RUSSO-SWEDISH, FL. C. 1825-1846)
    Tsar Alexander II (1818-1881) as Tsarevich, in black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar, gold epaulettes, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew
    oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high, rectangular gilt-brass frame with rose spandrels at corners


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    A very similar signed version is illustrated in G. Biermann/Brinckmann, Die Miniaturensammlung Seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Grossherzogs Ernst Ludwig von Hessen und bei Rhein, Leipzig, 1917, pl. 130, no. 411. See Christie's, Geneva, 15 November 1988, lot 306, for another unsigned version.

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