Possibly Ivan Vishnyakov’s finest portrait, this is one of the most poetic images of a child painted in Russia in the eighteenth century. Sarah Eleanore Fairmore (1740 — between 1805 and 1825): Daughter of William Fairmore, an English general stationed in Russia. Married Count Stenbock (1765). Her son was the first Count Stenbock-Fairmore, one of the most distinguished families in Imperial Russia.


  • Title: Portrait of Sarah Eleanore Fairmore
  • Date Created: 1749 (1750?)
  • Location Created: Russia
  • Physical Dimensions: w1090 x h1350 mm (Complete)
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: The State Russian Museum, 1907, The State Russian Museum
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Painter: Ivan Vishnyakov
  • Original Title: Портрет Сарры Элеоноры Фермор
  • Medium Extent: Complete

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