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BUST OF EMPEROR ALEXANDER I (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Unknown (Sculptor)

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

This bust of Alexander I shows the emperor in his regimental uniform, decorated with the sash and star of the Order of St. Andrew. He faces slightly to the left. The circular, bronze pedestal has the same dark lacquer as the bust and features the imperial eagle in ormolu, holding a laurel branch.

Emperor Alexander I is dressed in his regimental uniform and is wearing the sash and star of St. Andrew. He faces slightly to the left. Circular bronze pedestal has same dark lacquer as bust. On front of this is an imperial eagle in ormolu, holding a laurel branch and with a shield A on his breast.

Object name:
BUST OF EMPEROR ALEXANDER I (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Bronze
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
c. 1810
Size:
50.8 cm (20 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.40.1
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
monogram AI in ormolu on shield, front of pedestal
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973