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Ilya Repin. Choosing a Bride for a Grand Duke. 1884. Oil on canvas. The Perm Picture Gallery, Perm, Russia. More. Order a Poster or Print

Ilya Repin. Choosing a Bride for a  Grand Duke.
Choosing a Bride for a Grand Duke. Many Russian princes and Grand Dukes preferred to marry their compatriots. It was a tradition that when a prince wanted to marry he ordered all his subjects to bring their daughters to a special party at which he chose the one he liked best

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