Olga's Gallery

Henri Francois Riesener

Portrait of Josephina Fridrix.

1813. Oil on canvas. 115 x 88. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Henri Francois Riesener. Portrait of Josephina Fridrix.

Josephina Fridrix (1780s-1824) was a mistress of Grand Duke Constantin Pavlovich (1779-1831), son of the Emperor Paul I.  She had a son by him, Pavel Konstantinovich Alexandrov (1808-1857). In 1816, she received the Russian name of Uliana Mikhailovna Alexandrova. In 1820 she married A. S. Weis