1833-1835. Oil on canvas. The A. N. Radishev Museum of Arts, Saratov, Russia. More.
Count Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo (1764-1842) was born on Corsica. He was the president of the Corsican council and secretary of state, but had to flee from the rule of the Bonapartes, and joined the Russian diplomatic service in 1803. He worked with great dedication to unite Napoleon's enemies. He represented Russia in Paris, the Congress of Vienna, and the Congress of Verona, and was the Russian ambassador to London.