NIKITIN, Ivan Nikitich
(b. 1680s, Moscow, d. ca. 1742)

Portrait of Grand Duchess Yelizaveta Petrovna as a Child

Oil on canvas, 54 x 43 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Elizaveta Petrovna (1709-1762), also known as Yelisaveta and Elizabeth, was an Empress of Russia (1741-1762) who took the country into the War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and the Seven Years' War (1756-1763).

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