Portrait of Cout Pavel Stroganov
- oil on canvas. 69 х 56,5
Пост. В 1930 из Строгановского дворца-музея; ранее – в собр. Строгановых (Санкт-Петербург)
Pavel Stroganov (1772–1817) was count and son of Alexander Stroganov and Yekaterina Petrovna (née Trubetskaya). He traveled a great deal around Russia. He went to Switzerland in order to complete his education and went to Paris in 1789. He took part in events of the French Revolution. He was called back to Russia in 1790. He became a gentleman in waiting in 1798. He was a member of the Private Committee at the beginning of the reign of Alexander I. He was also the assistant of the Minister of the Internal Affairs. He became a senator in 1806. He fought in the Finnish War (1808-1809), the Russo-Turkish War (1806-1812) and the Patriotic War of 1812.