Horse portrait of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna with arap

Artist – Pfandzelt

Elizabeth I Petrovna (December 18/29, 1709 – December 25, 1761) – Russian Empress (since 1741). The illegitimate daughter of Peter I and Martha Skavronskaya, therefore, when official consideration of the issue of succession in 1725-1730, was never considered as one of the applicants. With the support of the guard, a coup d’etat was carried out, during which Ivan VI managed and ruler Anna Leopoldovna. Reigned from November 25/December 6, 1741 to December 25, 1761/5 January 1762.

The 400th anniversary of the Romanov house. SPb, 2013. With. 110.

On the portrait of the German artist Lucas Konrad Pfandzelt Elizaveta Petrovna is depicted sitting on a horse in the uniform of the Life Guards of the Preobrazhensky Regiment with the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called (tape and star), to the right of her in the theater pose of the Arapchok-skid. Portrait is a copy from the original g. -To. Groot (1743; GTG), from whom the artist studied. Parny to the equestrian portrait of Grand Duke Peter Fedorovich, 1747 (?) (Timing, Zh-11370).

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