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Alexander I (1777–1825), Emperor of Russia

Photo credit: English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House

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The sitter is shown here, around the age of 40, standing in a landscape, wearing the undress uniform of a Russian field marshal. He wears the sash and star of Saint Andrew (the star is interlaced with the Garter of Great Britain), beneath which is the star of the Sword of Sweden, and above it are the badge of Saint George, the Iron Cross, the badge of Maria Theresa of Austria, the silver 1812 medal and the badge of the Order of William.

English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House

London

  • Date

    1817

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    241 x 160 cm

  • Accession number

    WM.1462-1948

  • Acquisition method

    management transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum to English Heritage, 2004

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