1844, Chuguyev (Kharkiv Province) - 1930, Kuokkala (Finland)

Portrait of Alexander Zinoviev


  • oil on canvas. 142 х 106,5
  • Ж-4080

  • Пост.: 1981 из ГЭ

Alexander Zinoviev (1854-1932) graduated from the law faculty of St. Petersburg University. He was an officer of the Horse Guard Regiment, the St. Petersburg Marshal of Nobility (after 1895). He was very popular at the post of the St. Petersburg Governor in 1903-1907.In 1909 Zinoviev was appointed a member of the State Council. The portrait was commissioned by the St. Petersburg Delegate Assembly of Nobility and was located there until 1917. The portrait was created soon after completing “The Ceremonial Sitting of the State Council” and is distinguished by the same free and broad brushwork.

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