1720s. Oil on canvas. 126 x 92 cm. The Pavlovsk Palace. Pavlovsk, Russia. Read Note.
Apraksin, Feodor Matveevich (1671-1728), count since 1709, close assistant of Peter I, statesman, general-admiral of the Russian navy, president of Admiralty, participated in all major battles of the Northern War, commanded the Russian fleet in the decisive battle of Gangut, which he won. Since 1726 he is a member of the Supreme Secret Council