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Sir Thomas Lawrence. Study for the Portrait of Countess E. K. Vorontsova. 1821. Pencil, Sanguine, whitewash on canvas. 72 x 63 cm. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Sir Thomas Lawrence. Study for the Portrait of Countess E. K. Vorontsova.

Countess Elizaveta Ksaveriena Vorontsova, nee Branitskaya (1782 - 1880), wife of Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov. Best remembered today, unfortunately, for her numerous extramarital affairs, notably a speculated affair with the famous Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin.

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