Portrait of an unknown in black sewing silver dress

The artist is Christine

The first Russian painter “from the Germans” to. L. Christine is mainly portraiting the average nobility, military, intelligentsia, representatives of the St. Petersburg German colony. Despite the many years of almost complete oblivion, about a hundred of his works have survived to this day, including a portrait of a lady in a black dress, which indicates the great popularity of the artist among contemporaries.

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