Henry Meyer (British, 1782-1847), After Roman Maximovitch Wolkoff (Russian, b. 1773)
Alexander the First, Emperor of all the Russians, published by Colnaghi & Co., Cockspur Street, London, c. 1814, the engraving depicting the tsar in half-length, dressed in military uniform, with his hand resting on a book, framed, approx. plate size 17 1/2 x 13 1/4, frame 35 x 29 in.
Provenance: Purchased from Grosvenor Prints, London. A copy of the Grosvenor receipt, which accompanies the lot, claims the engraving belonged to the estate of the 4th Baron de Saurmarez (1843-1937), who inherited it through marriage from Sir William Fowle Middleton.
Not examined out of frame. Some visible creasing.
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