Alexander I, Tsar of Russia(1777-1825), Reigned 1801-25
Sitter in 6 portraits
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 July 1808
by Edward Purcell, published by Joseph Dickinson
hand-coloured lithograph, published February 1823
by Benedetto Pistrucci
gutta-percha medal, 1849
- Elizabeth, Empress of Russia (wife)
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.