Portrait of Dmitry Cherevin at the Age of 6.
1774. Oil on canvas. The Kostroma Regional Museum of Fine Arts, Kostroma, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
(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