Olga's Gallery

Grigory Ostrovsky


Portrait of Dmitry Cherevin at the Age of 6.

1774. Oil on canvas. The Kostroma Regional Museum of Fine Arts, Kostroma, Russia. Read Note.

Grigory Ostrovsky. Portrait of Dmitry Cherevin at the Age of 6.

Dmitry Cherevin (1768-1818), son of Piotr and Maria Cherevins, brother of Elizaveta; he was aide-de-camp to the Emperor Pavel I, was married to Varvara Rayevskaya. Their son Pavel (d.1824) was a member of the secret societies, The Prosperity Union (Soyuz Blagodenstviya) and The Northern Society (Severnoye Obshestvo); the aim of the societies was the change of the political system of Russia