Olga's Gallery

Dmitry Levitzky

Portrait of N. A. Sezemov.

1770. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Dmitry Levitzky. Portrait of N. A. Sezemov.

Sezemov, Nikifor Artemyevich (? - not before 1797) - a serf of the Count P. B. Sheremetyev, was successful in business and bought himself freedom. The portrait was commissioned by the Director of the Moscow Foundling Hospital, to which Sezemov used to give charitable contributions