Catherine II, Empress of Russia

Unknown and Dimitri Grigorevic Levitsky1787

Grandmaster's Palace, Malta

Grandmaster's Palace, Malta
Valletta, Malta

Full length Portrait of Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762-1796), painted in 1787 in the French Rococo style. In her right hand the Empress holds a sword entwined with olive leaves- a sign of friendship and commitment for peace. The painting was sent to Grand Master Pinto as a sign for her admiration for his statesmanship and political acumen.


  • Title: Catherine II, Empress of Russia
  • Creator: Unknown, Dimitri Grigorevic Levitsky
  • Date Created: 1787

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