27 November 2007
RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790
Princess Nadezhda Ivanovna Golitsyna (1739-1811), in white dress with frilled lace collar tied with a blue bow, dark blue surcoat with frilled collar tied with a blue bow, a blue ribbon in her lace cap on her powdered hair
signed with initials 'E.F.' (mid-right)
2½ in. (63 mm.) diam., gilt-metal frame with bow and ribbon surmount
Collection of Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov (1859-1919), in 1906.
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Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, Russkie portrety [...], St. Petersburg, 1905-1909, II, no. 95, illustrated.
Née Vikhliaeva, the wife of Prince Ivan Fedorovich Golitsyn (1731-97), she was married previously to Vasilii Nikitich Grushetskii.
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