Balashov Winter Palace
Karl Karlovich Piratsky (1813-1871)
Courtiers and military personnel in the Portrait Gallery dedicated to the historic victory over Napoleon and the French invasion in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg signed, watercolour over pencil 43 by 36cm
Private Collection, Paris
This watercolour was used as the basis for a lithograph and may also have served as a model for a porcelain plaque or the cavetto of a plate from a military service produced by the imperial porcelain manufactory.