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1699, Moscow - 1761, St Petersburg

Portrait of Sarah Eleanore Fairmore

  • 1749/1750 (?)
  • oil on canvas
  • 138 x 114,5
  • Ж-4914
  • Пост. в 1907 от Н.П.Альбрехт

Possibly Ivan Vishnyakov's finest portrait, this is one of the most poetic images of a child painted in Russia in the eighteenth century. Sarah Eleanore Fairmore (1740 — between 1805 and 1825): Daughter of William Fairmore, an English general stationed in Russia. Married Count Stenbock (1765). Her son was the first Count Stenbock-Fairmore, one of the most distinguished families in Imperial Russia.


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