Portrait of the Author A. V. Khrapovitzky.
1781. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Khrapovitsky, Alexander Vasilyevich
(1749-1801) son of Vasiliy Ivanovich Khrapovitsky and E.M. Serdukova. In 1782-1793, he was State Secretary to Catherine II
; in 1793, he became a Senator; and during the reign of Alexander I, he became a Privy Councillor. He was awarded Order of St. Anne. He is remembered as the author of popular memoirs about Catherine II