The artist is Monier
Stroganov Alexander Pavlovich (1794–1814) – Count. The only son s. AT. Stroganova (nee. Golitsyna) and n. AND. Stroganova. During the Patriotic War of 1812, together with his father, he went to the army. He died in the battle of Kraon in France (his head was demolished by the nucleus). The likely prototype Petit Rostov from the Tolstoy Roman. The tragic death of the seventeen -year -old ensign in February 1814 caused national sympathy.