10 December 2002
PETER EDWARD STROELY (1768-1826)
A Russian nobleman, facing right in red coat with black facings and silver epaulettes, black waistcoat, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast star of the Imperial Russian Order of St Andrew and the diamond-set cross of the Imperial Russian Order of St Ann and the cross of the Order of St John of Jerusalem about his neck
oval, 2½ in. (64 mm.) high, earlier gilt-wood frame with pierced ribbon and bow surmount
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K. Henninger-Tavcar, Miniaturporträts, Pforzheim, 1995, illustrated in colour p. 276.
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