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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 296

    FEODOR ALEKSEEV (RUSSIAN, FL. C. 1830)

    A child believed to be Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna (1819-76), in white dress with sash and pink ribbons at shoulders, frilled pink and white bonnet, holding a striped purple ball

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    FEODOR ALEKSEEV (RUSSIAN, FL. C. 1830)
    A child believed to be Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna (1819-76), in white dress with sash and pink ribbons at shoulders, frilled pink and white bonnet, holding a striped purple ball
    signed in Russian 'Alekseev' (lower right)
    on card
    rectangular, 4 x 2 15/16 in. (102 x 75 mm.), ormolu frame with floral and scallop surmount


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    The Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna (1819-1876), eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas I and sister of Alexander II, married Maximilien de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg (1817-52) on 2 July 1839. Maria Nikolaievna made a second marriage in 1854, to Count Grigori Stroganov (1823-1879).

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