Louis Caravaque

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Portrait of Empress Anna Ioannovna, 1730. Now at the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

Louis Caravaque (died 1752) was a French portrait painter who worked in Russia.

Life[edit]

Caravaque came from Gascony. He went to Russia, and painted a portrait of Peter the Great at Astrakhan in 1716 . It was engraved by Massard and by Langlois. He painted the Tsar again in 1723, and later did portraits of the Empresses Anne and Elizabeth. He died in Russia in 1752.[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bryan,1886-9

Sources[edit]

This article incorporates text from the article "CARAVAQUE, Louis" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

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