BOROVIKOVSKY, Vladimir Lukich
(b. 1757, Mirgorod, d. 1825, St. Petersburg)

Portrait of Grand Duchess Yelena Pavlovna

after 1799
Oil on canvas, 72 x 58 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784-1803) was a daughter of Grand Duke, later Tsar Paul I of Russia and his second wife, Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg. After marrying the son and heir of the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin she became spouse to the heir and thus dropped her Russian title.

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