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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1808

    Princess Natalia Vladimirovna Soltykova (1737-1812), lady-in-waiting to the Empress of Russia, in blue dress, high white lace collar, wearing the red moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine and the lady-in-waiting badge

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1808
    Princess Natalia Vladimirovna Soltykova (1737-1812), lady-in-waiting to the Empress of Russia, in blue dress, high white lace collar, wearing the red moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine and the lady-in-waiting badge
    2 7/16 in. (62 mm.) diam., gold mount within octagonal silver-gilt frame


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    Daughter of Prince Vladimir Petrovich Dolgorukii, the sitter married Prince Nikolai Ivanovich Soltykov. This miniature is after the original oval oil portrait by the Moravian painter Martin Ferdinand Quadal, engraved by A. Ukhtomskii in 1808 and illustrated in Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, II, no. 108.

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    Provenance

    Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris, 1928.


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Exposition d'art russe ancien et moderne, 1928, no. 164 (lent by Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris).