Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Portraits of Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka]

Artist:
Possibly by Sergei Luvovich Levitsky (Russian, 1819–1898) , et al
Date:
1866–67
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 3 1/4 × 2 1/16 in. (8.3 × 5.2 cm) Mount: 5 7/8 in. × 4 1/8 in. (15 × 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.864
Not on view
Inscription: Inside front cover pasted with label TL: "GALERIES DE FER.// 19 Boulᵈ des Italiens // 22, rue de Choiseul. // VERRY FILS"; C: "Belonged to Emperor Alexander II, number 6 [in Russian]"; Each photograph stamped in green ink "АРХИВ // Н. МАРКUВA" [Archive of N. Markov]; most pages inscribed in pencil by Emperor Alexander II Nikolaievich.

Inscriptions on individual pages and cartes-de-visite as follows:
2005.100.864.1 – Dated on album page by Emperor “1863”. No inscriptions on mount verso.
2005.100.864.2 – Dated on album page by Emperor “1864”. No inscriptions on mount verso.
2005.100.864.3 – Dated on album page by Emperor “12 March 1866”. No inscriptions on mount verso.
2005.100.864.4 – Dated on album page by Emperor “12 March 1866”. No inscriptions on mount verso.
2005.100.864.5 – Dated on album page by Emperor “1 July 1866”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.6 - Dated on album page by Emperor “29 September 1866”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.7 - Dated on album page by Emperor “12 February 1866”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.8 - Dated on album page by Emperor “17 February 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.9 - Dated on album page by Emperor “17 February 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.10 - Dated on album page by Emperor “2 March 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.11 - Dated on album page by Emperor “28 April 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.12 - Dated on album page by Emperor “5 March 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.13 - Dated on album page by Emperor “9-25 February 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.14 - Dated on album page by Emperor “6 September 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.15 – No Date. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.16 - Dated on album page by Emperor “14 September 1867”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.17 – No inscriptions.
2005.100.864.18 - Dated on album page by Emperor “14 September 1867”.
2005.100.864.19 – No inscriptions.
2005.100.864.20 - Dated on album page by Emperor “Spa 10 July 1868”.
2005.100.864.21 – Inscribed in Emperor’s hand “Spa”.
2005.100.864.22 - Dated on album page by Emperor “From Ostend 10-22 August 1868”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.23 - Dated on album page by Emperor “From Ostend 12-24 August 1868”.
2005.100.864.24 - Dated on album page by Emperor “From Ostend 17-29 August 1868”. Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.25 - Russian inscription by Princess Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka on mount verso.
2005.100.864.26 - Inscribed in Emperor’s hand “Ve inbach”.
2005.100.864.27 - Dated on album page by Emperor “July 1869”.
2005.100.864.28 – No inscriptions.
2005.100.864.29 - Dated on album page by Emperor “Ems Villa Dreiss 1870”.
2005.100.864.30 - Dated on album page by Emperor “Ems 1870”.
(Sotheby's London (Russian Documents), April 5, 1990, Lot 4); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Majority of portraits of Katherine Mikhailovna Dolgoruka, mistress and later morganatic wife

Each photograph inscribed in the Emporer's hand with date. Some are hand-colored

Personal inscriptions on reverse by Katherine Mikhailovna

See invoice for further information
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