1782 Catherine II by Levitsky (State Russian Museum - St. Petersburg, Russia)

From Wikimedia; removed spots and print with Photoshop, filled in shadows, and slightly increased exposure. Also posted to Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst’s Subalbum here.

1782 Catherine II by Levitsky (State Russian Museum - St. Petersburg, Russia) Wm despot shadows slightly increased exposure

This appears to be derived from Eriksen’s 1782 mirror portrait with the mirror omitted.

Keywords:  1762, Levitsky, Catherine II, Yekaterina Alekseyevna, Yekaterina Velikaya, Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg, Figchen, Catherine the Great, Princess, Tsaritsa, Ascania family, Romanov family, Russian, long straight coiffure, hair jewelry, earrings, fitted bodice, scoop neckline, lace modesty piece-bertha, order sash, order star, elbow length sleeves, lace forward-back flared engageantesvee waistline, panniers, robes, fan

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