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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 249

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1820

    Prince Vasilii Sergeevich Golitsyn (1792-1856), in blue coat, white shirt and cravat, wearing the ribbon of of the Royal Swedish Order of the Sword (Knight class), fair curly hair

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1820
    Prince Vasilii Sergeevich Golitsyn (1792-1856), in blue coat, white shirt and cravat, wearing the ribbon of of the Royal Swedish Order of the Sword (Knight class), fair curly hair
    oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, ormolu frame


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    Commander of a Cossack regiment in 1813, later a state councillor and chamberlain (1821). He married Elena Aleksandrovna Naryshkina, daughter of Aleksandr Lvovich Naryshkin, Grand Master of the Imperial Hunt, widow of Serene Prince Arkadii Aleksandrovich Suvorov, Count Rymnikskii.

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    Provenance

    Agathon Fabergé Collection, St. Petersburg, in 1908.


    Literature

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, IV, no. 136, illustrated.
    A. A. Galitzine/C. H. Galitzine, The Princes Galitzine. Before 1917 ... and Afterwards, Washington, D.C., 2002, illustrated p. 371.