Portrait of SS Shcherbatova by Orest Kiprensky

In 1798 Stepan Stepanovich Apraksin and Ekaterina Vladimirovna Golitsyna had a daughter, Sofya. Of course, nothing was regretted for her education and upbringing. The huge house of the Apaxins’ spouses

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Portrait of E. S. Avdulina by Orest Kiprensky

Before us is a picturesque portrait of thirty-five-year-old Ekaterina Sergeevna Avdulina, the wife of General AN Avdulin, a wealthy patron, a member of the Society for the Encouragement of Artists.

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Portrait of A. Tomilov by Orest Kiprensky

Tomilov Alexey Romanovich, artillery officer, commanded the work on strengthening in Kronstadt. In 1808 he retired, then met with Kiprensky. During the war with the French, he went into the

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