9 December 2008
FRIEDRICH JAKOB HILL (GERMAN, 1758-1846)
A young officer, in red-lined green coat with red collar, silver epaulettes, short curling dark hair, wearing the Commander cross (2nd class) of the Grand-Ducal Hessian Order of Louis (founded 1807), the Knight cross of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (2nd class) and another order; sky background
signed on the backing paper 'F. J. Hill. pin:'
oval, 2 1/8 in. (54 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular wooden easel frame
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