[Elizabeth Alexievna, Her Majesty the Empress of Russia.]
Stipple and etching. Proof before letters. Image 75 x 60mm. 3 x 2¼". Plate heavily trimmed. Ink and pencil annotations below portrait.
Portrait of Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna of Russia (born Louise Maria Auguste, Princess of Baden, 1779-1826); turned to left, with hair tied up and encircled with headband adorned with pearls and cameo, low-cut dress fastened under the chest with a belt also adorned with a cameo; in an oval. Engraved for the periodical 'La Belle Assemblée' 1807. After Jean Laurent Mosnier (1743 - 1808).
[Ref: 14046] £95.00