1715 (or earlier) Charlotte Sophia Christina of Brunswick-Wolfenbuettel by ? (Hermitage)

She married Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, had a daughter named Natalia and died shortly after bearing her son Tsarevitch Peter.

Detail-enhanced by gogm.

This portrait of Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg shows Western fashion in Russia during the Westernization push of Peter the Great. The curl over each eye dates this to the early 1700s as does the vee-notched sleeve.

Keywords:  Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Brunswick-Lüneburg family, Romanov family, Princess, Grand Duchess, Russian, curly coiffure, hair jewelry, vee neckline, lapels, chemise, modesty piece, lace, full sleeves, earrings, brooch, clasps, robes

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