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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 116

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790

    Princess Nadezhda Ivanovna Golitsyna (1739-1811), in white dress with frilled lace collar tied with a blue bow, dark blue surcoat with frilled collar tied with a blue bow, a blue ribbon in her lace cap on her powdered hair

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790
    Princess Nadezhda Ivanovna Golitsyna (1739-1811), in white dress with frilled lace collar tied with a blue bow, dark blue surcoat with frilled collar tied with a blue bow, a blue ribbon in her lace cap on her powdered hair
    signed with initials 'E.F.' (mid-right)
    2½ in. (63 mm.) diam., gilt-metal frame with bow and ribbon surmount


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    Née Vikhliaeva, the wife of Prince Ivan Fedorovich Golitsyn (1731-97), she was married previously to Vasilii Nikitich Grushetskii.

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    Provenance

    Collection of Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov (1859-1919), in 1906.


    Literature

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, II, no. 95, illustrated.