Bestuzhev, Nikolai Alexandrovich (1791-1855). Russian. Medium: watercolour on paper. Date: 1836. Attempted coup against the new tsar Nicholas I; Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg; Dumas "Notes of a Fencing Master" about his marriage in Siberia; Provenance: Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.