General Field Marshal Prince Kutusoff of Smolensk.
London, Publish'd May 25, 1813, for the Proprietors, by Mes. Colnaghi, Cockspur Street.
Stipple with etching, title in open letters, with very large margins. 205 x 155mm. 8 x 6".
Portrait of Marshal Kutusov, Prince of Smolensk (1745 - 1813), Russian supreme commander during the Napoleonic Wars. In profile to left, with short wavy hair, wearing a military coat with epaulettes, three stars and a sash; in an oval. The same portrait was used to decorate a wine glass made by the Imperial Glassworks of St Petersburg, in the same year.
For the 'Print lately come from Germany' from which this was presumably engraved, see ref. 22543
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