The miniature probably portrays her at about the time of coronation in 1762.
From pinterest.com/hillwoodmuseum/passion-of-the-empress-catherine-the-greats-art-pa/. Also posted to Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst’s Subalbum here.
Catherine is portrayed wearing masses of gold jewelry. She is almost invariably portrayed wearing diamonds.
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Apr 17, 2017, 9:57 PM
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