Olga's Gallery

Louis Caravaque


Portrait of the Tsarevich Peter Petrovich as Cupid.

1716. Oil on canvas. 82 x 69.5 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Louis Caravaque. Portrait of the Tsarevich  Peter Petrovich as Cupid.

Peter Petrovich (1715-1719), tsarevich, son of Peter the Great and Catherine I. In 1717, after abdication of his elder half-brother Alexis, he was proclaimed the heir to the throne. In the portrait by Caravaque he is depicted as a Cupid