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Portrait of Catherine II the Legislatress in the Temple of the Goddess of Justice

Dmitry Levitzky1783

The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

Catherine the Great is depicted in a mantel with the chain of St Andrew and the ribbon and cross of St Vladimir. Empress Catherine II of Russia (1729–1796): Princess Sophie Auguste Friederike of Anhalt-Zerbst. Married the heir to the Russian throne — Prince Karl Peter Ulrich of Holstein-Gottorp (1745). Overthrew her husband Emperor Peter III (1761–62). Crowned Empress (1762).

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  • Title: Portrait of Catherine II the Legislatress in the Temple of the Goddess of Justice
  • Date Created: 1783
  • Location Created: Russia
  • Physical Dimensions: w2010 x h2610 mm (Complete)
  • Painter: Dmitry Levitsky
  • Original Title: Екатерина II - законодательница в храме богини Правосудия
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: The State Russian Museum, 1927, The State Russian Museum
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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