1842 Princess Maria Volkonskaya (Kikina) by Karl Brullov (State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg)

Princess Volkonskaya is portrayed by Brullov in luxurious comfort in this 1842 work. She wears a scoop neckline dress with what appears to be a band of lace serving as modesty piece and bertha.

Keywords:  1842, Brullov - Karl, Maria Kikina, Princess, Kikin family, Volkonsky family, Russian, straight coiffure, hair jewelry, turban, off shoulder scoop neckline, modesty piece-bertha, necklace, earrings, bracelets, wrap, fur

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