3 of 4 portraits of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia
by Benedetto Pistrucci
gutta-percha medal, 1849
5 3/8 in. x . (135 mm x ) diameter
Given by I. Goldsmith, 1874
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- Alexander I, Tsar of Russia (1777-1825), Reigned 1801-25. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819), Prussian Field Marshal. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Francis I, Emperor of Austria (1792-1835), Reigned 1806-35. Sitter associated with 8 portraits.
- Frederick William III, King of Prussia (1770-1840), Reigned 1797-1840. Sitter associated with 10 portraits.
- King George IV (1762-1830), Regent 1811-19; Reigned 1820-30. Sitter associated with 193 portraits.
- Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 391 portraits.
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