Olga's Gallery

Orest Kiprensky


Portrait of M. P. Lanskoy.

1813. Italian pencil on paper. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Orest Kiprensky. Portrait of M. P. Lanskoy.

Mikhail Pavlovich Lanskoy (1787 - ?), military officer, participated in wars with Napoleon in 1806-07 and 1812-1813. Nephew of A. R. Tomilov, he helped him collect items of art. On the portrait he is wearing the orders of St. George (4th class) and St. Vladimir (4th class). The elder brother of Lanskoy was Alexey Pavlovich (1789-1855)