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(Possibly) presented to Alleyne FitzHerbert, Baron St. Helens (1753-1839) by the Empress upon his departure from St. Petersburg in 1787, and by descent to his nephew,
Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Baronet (1783-1858), and by descent at Tissington Hall.
A Catalogue of some of the Pictures at Tissington Hall the seat of Sir William FitzHerbert Baronet, 1859, - 'Landing on Back Stairs - 4 The Empress Katherine of Russia, Presented to Lord St. Helens by herself.'
Catalogue of Pictures and Curios at Tissington Hall, 1887, by Ida, daughter of Sir William FitzHerbert, 4th Bt., as 'Portrait of Empress Catherine of Russia on wood. Presented by herself to Lord St. Helens.' Nora FitzHerbert, Tissington Hall - Pictures, 1938, 'No. 55, Over Study Door'
G. Jackson-Stops, 'Tissington Hall, Derbyshire - I', Country Life, 15 July 1976, p. 160, fig. 6
G. Jackson-Stops, 'Tissington Hall, Derbyshire - III', Country Life, 29 July 1976, p. 287