Portrait of Alexander I, Emperor & Autocrate of all the Russias

Thomas Cheesman, English, 1760 - 1834/5

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1814

Hand-colored stipple engraving on paper

Plate: 8 15/16 × 5 7/8 in. (22.7 × 14.9 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/2 × 6 3/8 in. (24.2 × 16.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Mrs. Jason W. Hartshorn

PR.979.84

Publisher

Colnaghi & Co, London

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Engraved by T. Cheesman / His Imperial Majesty / ALEXANDER, / Emperor & Autocrate / of all the Russias. / This Print is most respectfully dedicated / TO HER IMPERIAL HIGHNESS THE / PRINCESS DOWAGER OF HOLSTEIN OLDENBOURG &c &c &c / by Her Imperial Highness's / most obedient humble Servants COLNAGHI & C.o [o in superscript] / London Pub. July 29, 1814 by Colnaghi & C.o [o in superscript] 23, Cockspur Street.

Provenance

Estate of Mrs. Jason W. Hartshorn to Baker Library, Dartmouth College; transferred to present collection, 1979.

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