c.1818. Oil on canvas. 175 x 120 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.
Apraksina, Sofia Petrovna (1800-1882), née Tolstaya, daughter of the general and ambassador in Paris, count Peotr Alexandrovich Tolstoy (1769-1844). In 1818 she married aide-de-camp to the Emperor Alexander I, Vladimir Stepanovich Apraksin (1796-1833).
See: Henri Francois Riesener. Portrait of S. P. Apraksina.