1776, Karpovo (Novgorod Province) - 1857, Moscow

Portrait of Ekaterina Kireyevskaya


  • oil on canvas. 72 x 60
  • Ж-3667

  • Пост. в 1919 из ОПХ

This image of the wife of a member of the ruling elite does not accentuate the sitter’s social status. The artist attempts to express her personality, painting a psychological portrait. Ekaterina Vasilyevna Kireyevskaya (1788–1866): Daughter of privy councillor and senator Vasily Nelidov. Married S. A. Kireyevsky. Russian Museum: From Icons to the Modern Times. Palace Editions, St Petersburg, 2015. P. 155.

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