27 November 2007
RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1815
General Uvarov, in red-piped black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar and gold epaulettes, wearing the breast-stars of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (1st class), St. Vladimir (3rd class), the Military Order of St. George (3rd class), and medals including the War of 1812 and the Turkish Campaign 1828-1829
octagonal, 1 7/16 x 1¼ in. (36 x 32 mm.), gilt-metal frame
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The sitter is possibly General Count Fedor Petrovich Uvarov (1773-1824), who saw active service in the Patriotic Wars under Kutuzov and Platov.
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