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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 272

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1795

    Prince Vladimir Petrovich Dolgorukii (1773-1817), in military uniform of blue coat with scarlet facings, powdered hair, with medals

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1795
    Prince Vladimir Petrovich Dolgorukii (1773-1817), in military uniform of blue coat with scarlet facings, powdered hair, with medals
    octagonal, 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in. (74 x 56 mm.), stamped gilt-metal mount


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    Entered military service at a tender age in 1781, he saw active service during the Russo-Turkish war and in Switzerland, and was present at the battle of Austerlitz, and in 1806 in Moldavia, before retiring in 1808.

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    Provenance

    Collection of Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov (1859-1919), in 1905.


    Literature

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, I, no. 152, illustrated (then in oval frame).