27 November 2007
HENRI BENNER (FRENCH, 1776-after 1833)
Count Julius [Iulii Ivanovich] Stenbock (1812-1878), in green coat and pale grey waistcoat, black cravat tied in a bow; sky background
signed and dated 'Benner 1833.' (lower right)
oval, 5 3/8 in. (137 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount on lemonwood frame
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A member of the Russian court, the Privy Council and gentleman of the Chamber, knight of the Orders of St. Alexander Nevskii with diamonds, and Sts. Stanislas, Anne and Vladimir.
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