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Artist: Vladimir Borovikovsky, Russian, 1757–1825

Tsar Paul I of Russia

late 18th–early 19th century

Oil on ivory or copper, gilt bronze

Gift of Mrs. Laird Shields Goldsborough in memory of Mr. Laird Shields Goldsborough, B.A. 1924
1951.19.1
Culture: 
Russian
Period: 
late 18th–first quarter 19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Emperor Alexander I, Russia, son of Emperor Paul I; presented to Countess Jeanne Grudzinska, Duchess of Lowicz, Belvedere Palace, Warsaw, Poland; by descent to Count Bohdan de Castellane, Washington, D.C.; purchased by A La Vieille Hussie, Inc, New York City (–until 1945); Collection of Mr. Laird S. Goldsborough (1945–1951); Yale University Art Gallery (1951)

Bibliography: 

National Collection of Fine Arts, Miniature collection of Count and Countess Bohdan de Castellane, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1941), 4.

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