Olga's Gallery

Dmitry Levitzky

Portrait of Count F. G. Orlov.

1785. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Dmitry Levitzky. Portrait of Count F. G. Orlov.

Orlov, Feodor Grigoryevich  (1741-1796) - Count, forth of five brothers Orlovs, younger brother of  Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov, favorite of Catherine II. He began his military service as a soldier in the Semenov guard regiment; participated in the Seven Years War (1756-1763) and the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-1774. He retired in 1775, in the rank of General-in-Chief