Portrait of the sisters of Shishmarev

The artist is Bryullov

Shishmarev sisters – Alexandra Afanasyevna (mind. 1893), the first marriage of Chernysheva, in the second Durasova, and Olga Afanasyevna, in the marriage of Olsufiev (the dates of life are not established) – daughter a. F. Shishmareva, the famous Petersburg Theater and the amateur gardener, and a. With. Shishmareva (nee Yakovleva, coming from a rich merchant family). Apparently, the surroundings for the portrait were the country house and the Shishmarev Garden in the new village near St. Petersburg.

The Russian Museum. From the icon to the present. 2005. With. 136.

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