Louis Caravaque, style of, 18th century
Portrait of Tsar Peter the Great of Russia wearing armour and an ermine cloak (1672–1725), ruler from 1682. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 74×63 cm.
Provenance: Dowager Queen Caroline Amalie of Denmark's estate auction 1882 no. 212. The painting is described in the catalogue as painted by A. Meltzer and is entitled “Portrait af Peter den Store af Rusland. Brystbillede” (Portrait of Peter the Great of Russia. Half-length portrait). It is also described with the measurements 30×24 inches corresponding to the present portrait in cm.