Portrait of Queen Martha Matveevna, widow of Tsar Fedor Alekseevich

The artist is unknown

Apraksina Marfa Matveevna (1664–1715). Daughter boyar Matvey Vasilievich Apraksin and Domna Bogdanovna Lovchikova. From February 14 to April 27, 1682 – wife of Tsar Fedor Alekseevich. Sister Admiral General f. M. Apraksina, a. M. Apraksina (“Andrei Brighting”) and senator p. M. Apraksina. Peter I. Time and environment. SPb, 2015. With. 122.

The portrait could be executed both at the end of the Moscow and in the St. Petersburg period of her life. At the beginning of 1708, Peter I ordered to move to St. Petersburg to both Dowager Tsaritsa – Marfa Matveevna and Praskovier Fedorovna with her daughters. Members of the royal family were allowed to build houses on the banks of the Neva, east of the foundry of the foundry. The Queen Palace of Martha Matveevna was located next to the palace of Tsarevich Alexei (Shpalenaya St., 29). In it, she lived in the last years of her life. Svetlana Moiseeva / Peter I. Time and environment. SPb, 2015. With. 58.

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