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Henri Benner
PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA, LATER EMPRESS OF RUSSIA, NÉE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF PRUSSIA (1798-1860), CIRCA 1821
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Henri Benner
PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA, LATER EMPRESS OF RUSSIA, NÉE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF PRUSSIA (1798-1860), CIRCA 1821
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Henri Benner
MULHOUSE 1776 - 1829 ST PETERSBURG ?
PORTRAIT OF GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA, LATER EMPRESS OF RUSSIA, NÉE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF PRUSSIA (1798-1860), CIRCA 1821
Watercolour and bodycolour on paper, gilt-metal frame;
inscribed in cyrillic verso: 24 Alexandra Feodorovna
13.9 by 10.2 cm.; 5 5/8 by 4 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Sale, Geneva, Christie's, 19 November 1980, lot 144 (part of lot);
with Edwin Bucher, Trogen

Catalogue Note

The sitter was born at the Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin, the daughter of Frederick William III, King of Prussia and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. In 1817 she married Grand Duke Nicholas Pavlovich of Russia, the future Emperor Nicholas I. This was a happy union and the couple had seven children.

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