EMPRESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA BY PETER SMIRNOV, BASED ON THE ORIGINAL BY F. KRUGER (1797 – 1867). Lithography, circa 1854.
45 x 34 cm. Under the image: Professor Kruger painted in life Kruger - picture on the stone by Peter Smirnov / Literature edition of the Russian Military Chronicles (V. Darleng). This picturesque original refers to to the last lifetime images of the Empress. It is supposed that it was written in the time of the artist’s last visit to St. Petersburg in 1851.