Portrait of Countess P. A. Vorontsova as a Child by Fyodor Rokotov

Portrait of Countess P. A. Vorontsova as a Child by Fyodor Rokotov

In Rokotov’s work, a special place is occupied by an entire gallery of portraits of the Vorontsov family close to him in three generations. Praskovya Artemyevna Vorontsova is a countess, the youngest daughter of Count A. I. Vorontsov and Praskovi Fyodorovna, nee Kvashnina – Samarina.

She graduated from the Smolny Institute with the code of Catherine II. In 1813, she married a Tambov nobleman, landowner A. U. Timofeev, the son of a wealthy tax collector.

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