27 November 2007
RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
Mikhail Feodorovich Soimonov (1753-1804), seated in a red-upholstered chair, in orange and black striped coat, wearing the breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew, the orders of St. Alexander Nevskii and St. Anne (1st class), the sash and breast-star of the order of St. Andrew in the background laid on a table
oval, 2 13/16 in. (71 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
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. 189.
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