27 November 2007
F. PATSCHKE, CIRCA 1820
An officer, a member of the Aleksandrov family, in open yellow-piped black uniform with yellow collar, silver epaulettes, white waistcoat and black stock
signed 'F. Patschke' (lower right)
oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) gilt-metal mount
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Three signed miniatures by Patschke, one dated 1837, are featured in T. A. Selinova, Portrait Miniature in Russia XVIII - XIX Centuries, from the Collection of the Historical Museum, Moscow, Leningrad, 1988, p. 318-319, nos. 102-104.
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