Olga's Gallery

Orest Kiprensky


Portrait of the Princess S. S. Scherbatova.

1819. Italian crayon, sanguine on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Orest Kiprensky. Portrait of the Princess S. S. Scherbatova.

Princess Sofia Scherbatova (1798-1886), née Apraksina, wife of Prince Alexey Scherbatov (1776-1848), Governor of Moscow was a well educated, wealthy woman, acknowledged Moscow hostess, who dedicated a lot of time and money to charity