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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.