Le Tsar Feodor III Alexiewitch. [Title in Russian above.]
[French, n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple on india paper, with small margins; 300 x 220mm. 11¾ x 8¾". A little surface-soiled.
Portrait of Tsar Feodor III (1661 - 1682); bearded, wearing barmas, a large cross pendant on a golden chain and the Monomakh's cap. In an oval set into a square frame. After Henri Benner (1776 - 1836), miniature painter from Alsace. From 1805 he worked in Paris with Isabey and went to St Petersburg 1817-1825. For a series of 24 portraits of Russian tsars and their families.
For a bound copy of the series with titles in Russian and French see BM 209*.b.3.
[Ref: 27683] £180.00