Furst Kutuson Smolenskoi Generalissimus der Russischen Armeen.
Im Verlag bei Gaspare Weiss et Co. u. J. Bapt. weiss zu Berlin [German, n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple with etching, 205 x 165mm. 8 x 6½". A good impression, with margins.
Portrait in profile of Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (1745 - 1813), Field Marshal of the Russian Empire; in uniform. He served as one of the finest military officers and diplomats under three Romanov Tsars: Catherine II, Paul I and Alexander I. He took part in the suppression of the Polish Bar Confederation's uprising, in the Russo-Turkish Wars and in the Napoleonic War, including two major battles at Austerlitz and Borodino. He was created Prince of Smolensk in 1812.
[Ref: 22543] £130.00