Count Dmitry Nikolaevich Sheremetev is the son of Count N. Sheremetev and serf actress, the “prima” of the Sheremetevsky Theater, which played under the name of Praskovia Zhemchugova. SHEREMETEV DMITRIY N. Nikolayevich 1803-1871. He served in the Cavalry Regiment, then was a chamberlain, a marshal. Hofmeister. He was the trustee of the house of Count Sheremetev’s starry-fever house in Moscow.
One of the richest people in Russia, the owner of the estate “Ulyanka” near St. Petersburg, Ostankino, Kuskovo and others near Moscow, the Fountain Palace in St. Petersburg, the Blue Palace in Moscow, many factories and land holdings in various parts of Russia.
After the perversion from Italy in St. Petersburg, where Kiprensky reached only by the summer of 1823, he was met unexpectedly cold. He did not have his corner, no paid position, depended on orders that it was difficult to get without the academy. He helped Dmitry Nikolayevich Sheremetev, inviting the artist to his house.