Henri Benner (1776-1829)

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Portrait of Princess Wolkonsky, née Beloselsky-Belozersky (1792-1862)

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Henri Benner (1776-1829)
Portrait of Princess Wolkonsky, née Beloselsky-Belozersky (1792-1862)
signed and dated 'Benner./1816.' (centre right); with inscription 'Princesse/Wolkonsky./Donne a Roga/Psse Belosselsky-/Bielosersky' (on the reverse); with inscription from Alexandre Djanchieff 'Benner/Henri/au dos: no. 273/Princesse Zinaide Wolkonsky/née Psse Belosselsky-Bieloserky/Donné à Roger/cf. Portraits russes/Grand Duc Nicolas Mikhailovitch' (on the reverse of the backboard)
coloured pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on card stretched over metal
5 ½ x 4 ¼ in. (14 x 10.5 cm.), oval
(2)together with a portrait of Academician Botman by G. Levchenko