London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Tsarina Maria Feodorovna (1759-1828), seated in white dress with lace sleeves, a miniature of Emperor Paul I suspended from a diamond necklace, wearing the red moiré sash and the breast star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine, holding a fan
on ivorine, gilt-metal frame
rectangular, 5½ x 4 5/8 in. (140 x 118 mm.)
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Sophie Marie Dorothea Auguste Louise of Württemberg or Maria Fyodorovna the second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia. They married in 1776 and had ten children.
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