Gregory Alexandrowitz Potemkin. Favorite of Catherine II.
London Publish'd 2.d July 1798 by G. Cawthorn British Library No.132 Strand.
Engraving. 165 x 114mm. 6½ x 4½". Trimmed.
Prince Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791), the Russian military leader, statesman and nobleman who was the favourite of Catherine the Great. He died during negotiations over the Treaty of Jassy, which ended a war with the Ottoman Empire that he had overseen.
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