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Count Andrey Kyrillovich Razumovsky

oil on canvas
63.8 × 52.7 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1962
Gallery location
17th & 18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Commissioned by Count Andrey Kyrillovich Razumovsky (1752–1836) in 1776, and kept in the Palais Razumovksy, Vienna until c. 1836 collection of Maria Vasileyvna Vassiltchikova (1779–1844) collection of Prince Victor Pavlovich Kotchoubey (1768–1834) and Princess Maria (née Vassiltchikova, see above), Dikanka, Ukraine and thence by descent until the Russian Revolution exhibited Historical and Art Exhibition of Russian portraits, Tauride Palace, St Petersburg, 1905, no. 759 sold at public auction, Paris, c. 1924 (details unknown) recorded by Lundberg in Thieme-Becker in 1935 as being in a Russian private collection in France collection of Alvan Tufts Fuller (1878–1958), Boston, Massachusetts, before 1958 thence to the Fuller Foundation, Inc., 1958–61 on loan to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, October 1959 – July 1961 included in the sale Fine Pictures by Old and Modern Masters: The Property of the Fuller Foundation Inc., Christie's London, 1 December, 1961, no. 81 as Portrait of a Gentleman purchased by Thomas Agnew & Sons, London acquired from Thomas Agnew & Sons, London on the advice of Dr Mary Woodall under the terms of the Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1962.