|Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich Visiting the Camp of the Finland Regiment of Imperial Guards on July 8, 1837, painted in 1838, Pavel Fedotov--boorring.|
|Pavel Fedotov Self-portrait, 1840s.|
He's captured the look of boredom well.
|The Difficult Bride, 1847, Pavel Fedotov--the type of work he longed to do.|
|Even after moving on, Fedotov was still|
in demand for his characteristically
insightful portraits. This one dates
|Portrait of N. P. Zhdanovich at the |
Harpsichord. c.1849-50, Pavel Fedotov.
The neck seems a little long and
slender, but quite elegant.
|The Major's Marriage Proposal, 1851, Pavel Fedotov. |
Though time and custom have obscured the humor somewhat,
it's unlikely the artist could have done such a painting as a regimental artist.
|Fedotov's not-so-ringing endorsement|
of the matrimonial state.
|The Officer and his Orderly, 1850,|
Pavel Fedotov. The "orderly" is the
standing figure in the foreground.
|Newly Decorated (The Morning after the Official Has Received His First Decoration). 1846, Pavel Fedotov|