Olga's Gallery

Johann Gottfried Tannauer

Portrait of Maria Menshikova.

Mid-1720s. Oil on canvas. 77 x 61 cm. The Pavlovsk Palace. Pavlovsk, Russia. Read Note.

Johann Gottfried Tannauer. Portrait of Maria  Menshikova.

Menshikova, Maria Alexandrovna (1711-1729), princess, daughter of Alexander Menshikov. Since 1727 bride of Emperor Peter II; in 1728 was exiled with her father in Siberia, where she died of small-pox in 1729