Russian Photographer, (20th century). Russian. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 18th Century. Catherine the Great (1729-96) married to Tsar Peter III (1728-62); Count Alexey Petrovich Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693-1768) Grand Chancellor of Russia, was one of the most influential European diplomats of the 18th Century; Provenance: Ostankino Palace Theatre Museum, Moscow, Russia. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.