The artist is unknown
Peter I the Great (Petr Alekseevich; May 30 / June 9, 1672, Moscow − January 28 /8 February, 1725, St. Petersburg) − The last king of all Rus’ from the Romanov dynasty (from 1682) and the first Emperor All -Russian (since 1721). He was the fourteenth child of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, but the first from the second wife, Queen Natalia Kirillovna (nee Naryshkina). The first of the Russian kings in 1698 began large -scale reforms of the Russian state and public way. Reigned from April 27 / May 7, 1682 to January 28 / February 8, 1725.
The 400th anniversary of the Romanov house. SPb, 2013. With. 112.
Type I. Merchant.
Peter I the Great (Petr Alekseevich Romanov (1672 – 1725) – the last king of all Rus’ and the first emperor of the All -Russian. He was the fourteenth child of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, but the first from the second wife, Queen Natalia Kirillovna Naryshkina. June 29 a day of St. The apostles of Peter and Paul was baptized and called Peter. Proclaimed the king in 1682, ruled independently from 1689. The first of the Russian kings made a long journey to Western Europe (1697–1698). Upon his return, he made large -scale reforms of the Russian state and public way. Solved the problem of Russia’s exit to the Baltic Sea, founded St. Petersburg (1703). After the victory in the Northern War and the conclusion of the Nistadt world (1721), he adopted the title of the emperor. Married first marriage (1689) on e. F. Lopukhina, second marriage (1712) – on m. Skavronskaya, in Orthodoxy Ekaterina Alekseevna.
A portrait of timing is a copy of the portrait (canvas, oil; 89.5 x 74), mentioned in the monograph (Safaric. S. 80), but almost not known to researchers. On the back of the canvas there was an inscription: “Peter Russischer Kayser Jo. Kupezky Pinx “. Apparently, this was one of the first portraits of Peter, written by me. Coopetz in the fall of 1711, who was in Blankenberg, a castle belonging to the Duke of Ludwig-Zelefolf Browsweig-Wolfenbucian, since the wedding of his daughter Charlotes Charlotte Christina Sofia (1694–1715) and Tsarevich Alexei, held in Torgau on October 14, 1711. The portrait was sold after almost three hundred years in connection with the sale of the Braunschweigs of the family collection and is now in a private meeting in St. Petersburg. A copy of the portrait from timing of good quality, it was especially important, until the early portrait of the Cupid brush was known. She was presented to Tsarevich Alexander Alexandrovich by the Russian envoy to the Danish court by Baron Morgenheim, in Bernstorf, in 1872, and was in the office of Emperor Alexander III in the Anichkov Palace (led. Prince. Alexander Alexandrovich. With. 628–629).
N. X. Unknown artist. SPb, 2012. With. 56.