Expressing his condolences over the death of Peter the Great, Matveyev presents Catherine the First with an “Allegory of Painting,” performed with watercolor on an oak board. The beginning artist
In 1728, portraits of the Golitsyn couple, Prince Ivan Alekseevich and his wife were painted by Andrey Matveyev. He was supposed to capture these representatives of a noble family for
The portrait of Anastasia Petrovna Golitsyna is written according to the same compositional scheme as the portrait of her spouse, Prince I. A. Golitsyna – after all, the canvases should
A person close to the artist inside is depicted in the portrait. Italian doctor, for whom Russia became the second homeland. Smart, kind, full of true dignity face.
Peter, the son of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Natalia Kirillovna Naryshkina, was born on May 30, 1672. When he was not yet four years old, in January 1676, his father