1735, Kiev - 1822, St Petersburg

Portrait of the Writer Alexander Khrapovitsky


  • oil on canvas. 60,5 х 49
  • Ж-4994

  • Пост. в 1897 из собр. князя А. Б.Лобанова-Ростовского (Санкт-Петербург); ранее (с 1831) - собр. С. В. и В. В. Ланских (Санкт-Петербург); с 1827 - собр. В. С.Ланского (Санкт-Петербург); с 1796 - ИЭ; личные комнаты Екатерины II в Зимнем дворце

Khrapovitsky Aleksandr Vasilyevich (1749–1801) – a writer. He graduated from the Overland Gentry Corps, from a young age he was fond of literature. He was acquainted with M.V. Lomonosov. Khrapovitsky Aleksandr Vasilyevich was a friend of G.R. Derzhavin. From 1782 to 1793 he was the State Secretary of Catherine II. Since 1793 he was a senator. Mason. The author of the well-known "Memorandum Pads".

Khrapovitsky is depicted with the Order of St. Vladimir. He received the Order of St. Vladimir of the 3rd Class in 1783, and 2nd Class – in 1785.

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