Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky
PORTRAIT OF A LADY
The sitter of the present work has traditionally been identified as Ekaterina Yakovlevna Derzhavina (née Bastidon, 1760-94).
oil on zinc
image size: 23 by 19cm, 9 by 7 1/2 in.
Executed in the 1790s
Maria Ivanovna Ponna and Alexander Nikolaevich Kaverzin, Leningrad
Acquired from the above by the parents of the present owner in the 1960s
T.Alexeeva, Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky i russkaya kul’tura na rubezhe 18-19 vekov, Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1975, p.77, no.35 illustrated b/w, p.345, no.87 listed as Portret neizvestnoy, p.407, no.35 listed