The artist is a preschool educational institution
Kuruta Dmitry Dmitrievich (1770-1833) – a native of Greece, in Russian service since 1787. Member of the campaigns 1805 and 1806-1807. In 1812-chief quartermaster of the Guards Corps. In 1816-Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff of the Polish troops, Hoffmashch at the court of Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich in Warsaw, in 1828-General from Infantry. In 1826 he was erected into count’s dignity.
It is depicted in the apartment -breeding uniform with the orders: SV. Alexander Nevsky (star), St. Vladimir 2nd degree (star and cross around the neck), St. Anna of the 1st degree (cross with diamonds), White Eagle (Star), Leopold of the 2nd degree (Austrian; Cross), Maximilian Joseph (Bavarian; Cross), Kulm Cross (Prussian). In the block: Order of St. George 4th degree, medal "In memory of the Patriotic War of 1812" (silver on the Andreevskaya tape) and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Maltese Cross).
Identical (defined) repetition performed "no later than 1825", located in the military gallery of the Winter Palace. Portrait Gallery of the Russian Museum. Persons of Russia. SPb. 2012. With. 70; 1812 in works of art from the collection of the Russian Museum. SPb, 2012. With. 76.
Gravated by g. DOW (printed in London May 1, 1823).