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Portrait of E. I. Molchanova.
1776. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Molchanova, Ekatherina Ivanovna
(1758-1809), daughter of Collegiate Councillor Ivan Yakovlevich Molchanov. She studied in the Smolny Institute between 1764 and 1776, graduating with a major gold medal. In 1776, she was appointed maid of honor to Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna, then to Catherine II
. In 1780, she married S. A. Olsufyev, later Major General