Coronation of Maria Fedorovna on April 5, 1797


The artist is true

Maria Fedorovna (Sofia Maria Dorothea Augustus Louise von Württemberg; October 14, 1759, Stettin − October 24, 1828, Pavlovsk) − The second wife of the Grand Duke and Emperor Paul I, Empress (1796−1801), from 1801 − Dowager Empress. Mother of Emperors Alexander I and Nicholas I.

The 400th anniversary of the Romanov house. SPb, 2013. With. 111.

Sketches of paintings with the image of coronations are ordered artist Nikolai I. It can be assumed that they were fulfilled during the first arrival faithful to Russia in 1836.

Empress Maria Fedorovna (1759, Stettin (Pomerania)-1828, St. Petersburg)-Princess Württemberg-Stutgart, before the transition to Orthodoxy-Sofia of Dorothea of ​​Augustus Louise. In 1776, it was combined with the Grand Duke Pavel Petrovich (since 1796 Emperor Paul I). Since 1796 Empress. Koronovana with her husband April 16, 1797 in the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.

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