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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800

    General Prince Petr Ivanovich Bagration (1765-1812), in blue uniform and red collar, wearing the red moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Alexander Nevskii, the orders of St. Anne (1st class), St. Vladimir (4th class), the Austrian Order of Maria Theresa (commander class), the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (commander class), and St. Maurice (commander class) of Savoy

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
    General Prince Petr Ivanovich Bagration (1765-1812), in blue uniform and red collar, wearing the red moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Alexander Nevskii, the orders of St. Anne (1st class), St. Vladimir (4th class), the Austrian Order of Maria Theresa (commander class), the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (commander class), and St. Maurice (commander class) of Savoy
    octagonal, 3 3/16 x 2 5/8 in. (81 x 67 mm.), modern gilt-metal frame


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    Of Georgian royal descent, Bagration served under the most notable Russian commanders in the first and second Russo-Turkish campaigns, in Italy and Switzerland, and against the French under Napoléon, dying of wounds suffered during the battle of Borodino.

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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. 120, illustrated.