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Portraits de la famille impériale (Russe). Collection de vingt-quatre portraits de la famille impériale, peints par H. Benner
St. Petersburg / Petersbourg. 1817 - 12 of 24 engravings. Extrait de 12 de 24 feuilles. Pl. ca. 30,4 x 22,2 cm, Bl. 39,6 x 28,1 cm. single engravings, feuilles. Gravure sur feuille. Radierungen auf kräftigem Papier, etchings. Links bezeichnet: "H. Benner pinx.t=", rechts "C.Johannot / A.J. Mecou et J.B.Coupé sulp.t". Mittig auf Russisch und Französisch betitelt. Professionally cleaned. *Henri Benner, was a miniature peinter from Mulhouse, near Strasburg / Alsace (1776-1818) who worked for a longtime in Russia. He was educated by Jean Baptiste 'Isabey in Paris. Benner was an appointed court painter. These portraits have been most celebrated. Amongst the engravers was Andre Joseph Mecou the most important one, he was born in Grenoble in 1771 and died in Paris 1837. Originally painted by H.Benner. This rare set of engravings includes portraits of the Royal Russian Family, Czars, Emperors, Dukes etc. It was entitled 'La Famille Imperiale'. They were engraved by Andre Joseph Mecou, Fr. John, Johannot and Coupé and published by M. Saint-Florent of St. Petersburg and M.Rosenstrauch of Moscow, in 1817. *Henri Benner, un peintre en miniature alsacien, né à Mulhouse (1776-1818). Il était élève du Jean Baptiste 'Isabey à Paris. Benner travaillé et habité longtemps en Russie. Il a fait beaucoup de portraits du noblesse Russse et Européene. Cettes gravures sont d'une série de 24 portraits de la famille impériale, publiés en Russe et en France d'abord par souscription. The following engravings are part of this collection, they are all unframed: Les gravures suivant sont part du cette collection: 1 .La tzarewna Sophie Alexiewna / Sofija Alekseevna.- C. Johannot sculp. 2. S. M. Le Emperereur Pierre II / Ego velichestvo imperator Petr.II - Coupé sculp. lower left margin slightly reinforced 3. Le Tzar Féodor III Alexiéwitch / Zar' Feodor' III Alekseevich'. C. Johannot sculp. 4. S. A.J. le Grand Duc Nicolas. Ego vysochestvo velikij Knjaz Nikolai Pavlovich'. Fr. John sculp. 5. S.M.l'Impératrice Anne Iwanowna. Eja velichestvo imperatritsa Anna Ioannovna. J. Mécou sculp. 6. S. A. J. le Grand - Duc Michel. Ego Vysochestvo velikij Knjaz' Michael' Pavlovich'. Fr. John. sculp. 7. Le Tzar Alexis Michailowich. Zar' Aleksij Michailovich'. Mécou sculp. 8. Le Tzar Jwan Alexiéwitch. Zar' Ioann' Alekseevich' J. Mécou sculp. 9. Le Tzar Michail Féodorowtich Romanoff. (1613). Zar' Michail' Feodorovich' Romanov'. J. Mécou sculp. 10. S.A.J. la Grande Duchesse Alekxandrine. Eja vysochestvo Velikaja Knjaginja Alexsandra Feodorovna. J. Mécou sculp. Margins slightly reinforced. 11.S.M.l Impératrice Marie. Eja velichestvo imperatritsa Marija Feodorovna. J. Mécou sculp. 12. S.M. l'Empereur Pierre III. Ego velichestvo Imperator' Petr' III. J. Mécou sculp. ref. Saur, Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon.volume 9, Munich-Leipzig 1994, pp. 100-101, s.v. Benner, Henri (Jean-Henri). Rovinsky, Les portraits gravés russes, tom. III,
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