Ekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova's family, including her, played conflicting roles in Catherine II's rise to power. Her sister Elizaveta was Peter III's mistress while Ekaterina went with Catherine to loyal troops to start Catherine's coup. Catherine II later distrusted this Catherine.
Ekaterina Dashkova wears a somewhat casual looking jacket bodice with order ribbon, star, and sash in this 1784 Levitsky portrait.
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Jul 21, 2010, 5:20 PM
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