Portrait of Decembrist Mikhail Alexandrovich Bestuzhev (1800-1871)
Artist: Bestuzhev, Nikolai Alexandrovich (1791-1855) Nikolay Alexandrovich Bestuzhev (1791 - 1855) was a Russian Navy officer, writer, inventor and portrait artist; associated with the Decembrist revolt. He was born to a noble family. His father, Alexander Fedoseyevich, was a writer and government councilor. His brothers, Alexander, Mikhail, Pyotr, and Pavel were also writers, military officers and Decembrists.
Museum: Russian State Library, Moscow.
Sheet app: 14.5 x 25 cm. 6.25 x 9.74 inches. Image app.: 15 x 10.5 cm. 4.75 x 5.8 inches. Condition: Colored lithograph in good condition.