27 November 2007
ATTRIBUTED TO IWAN WINBERG (RUSSO-SWEDISH, FL. C. 1830-1846)
Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich (1798-1849), in black uniform, gold- embroidered red collar, gold epaulettes and aiguillette, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew, the breast-stars of St. George (2nd class) and St. Vladimir (1st class), and medals and decorations including those of the Turkish War 1828-1829 and the Taking of Warsaw, and 15 years of military service as an officer
oval, 2 1/16 in. (52 mm.) high, in velvet mount
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Fourth son and youngest child of Paul I and Maria Feodorovna, he married in 1824 Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna, née Duchess Frederika Charlotte Maria of Württemberg.
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