PORTRAIT OF METROPOLITAN PHILARET OF MOSCOW

Author

Dprevitz, 1850

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Watercolour on card, unframed, the Metropolitan seated in an armchair holding a book, with a full beard and moustache, wearing the white headdress (klobuk) of a Metropolitan, a blue robe, a gem-set miniature (panagia) suspended on a chain about his neck, wearing the highest state orders including the collar and star of St Andrew