PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY EMAILS WITH NEGOTIATIONS OR LESS-PRICE OFFERS! On view here is a portrait of an elderly gentleman with a sash and breast star of the highest Russian award - Order od St. The sitter wears a dress-coat of either a courtier or a governor (and vice-governor), or a representative of one of following Russian government offices so the currently best Moscow specialist in Russian military and civile uniforms of 19th century, Sergei A. Popov: Imperial Court Office, Office of Internal Affairs, State Chancery, Post Office, Mariinski Office, Office of State Horse-Breeding. This coat and especially bow-tie say the portait was made in 1830/50s Profound search through list of awardees of St.Andrew The First-Called in period of reigns of Nicolas I and Alexander II was successful - we found this man. From 1838 he was head of "Hofmeister" Bureau Lord Sreward Bureau - section of Imperial Court Office sic! Andrew The First-Called he obtained on 5th December 1850. In April-June of the next year he was a provisional head of "Pridvornaya Kontora" Court Bureau (also a section of Imperial Court Office), On this portrait he is depicted in 1851/52. For another portrait showing him in the same age and for his extensivbe biography see our images nr. We add that the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin was well acquainted with F. Opochinin and his family see our image nr. We are very grateful to Sergei A. Popov for his generous help. Condition: good, in original frame. Matted; the unframed measurements refer to image size. Measurements: UNFRAMED: 7.2cm x 6cm / 2.8" x 2.4"inches / FRAMED: 11.3cm x 10cm / 4.4" x 3.9"inches.
Technique : oil on cardboard, painted in oval. Themes: STATESMAN OFFICIAL COURTIER UNIFORM OLD RUSSIAN MALE PORTRAIT PUSHKIN.
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