DAWE, George
(b. 1781, London, d. 1829, London)

Portrait of Mikhail Kutuzov

Oil on canvas, 361 x 258 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

This painting belongs to the 1812 War Gallery in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg.

Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (1745-1813) was the Russian Field Marshal who defeated the Napoleon's Grande Armée during Napoleon's invasion of Russia of 1812, the decisive turning point of the Napoleonic Wars.

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